Lamine Diack (SEN)
Date of birth 7 June 1933
Nationality Senegalese
Civil status Married, 15 children
Languages French, English
Profession
1995-2001
Chairman of the Board of the National Water Company "Société Nationale des Eaux" of Senegal (SONES)
 

Positions held in the IAAF:

President since 8 November 1999
Senior Vice-President 1991-1999
Vice-President 1976-1991
 

Positions held in his National and Area Federations:

1973-date
President of the African Amateur Athletic Confederation (AAAC)
1963-1964
General Secretary of the Senegalese Athletic Federation
1974-1978
President of the
Senegalese Athletic Federation
1978-date
Honorary President of the
Senegalese Athletic Federation
 

Positions held in the Olympic Movement:

1999-date
In his capacity as IAAF President, he was nominated an International Olympic Committee Member at the Extraordinairy IOC Session on 11 December.
1985-2002
President of the National Olympic Committee of Senegal (CNOS)
1974-date
Member of the National Olympic Committee of Senegal
 

Past and present offices held:

1963-1964
Football Coach of the Foyer France Senegal
1964-1968
Technical Director of the national football team of Senegal
1969-1970
General Commissioner for State Sport
1970-1973
State Secretary for Youth and Sport
1973-1987
Member of Executive Committee of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA)
1974-1978 and 1994-date
President of the ASC DIARAAF
1978-1980
Chairman of the City Council (Mayor) of Dakar
1978-1993
Member of Parliament
1988-1993
Senior Vice-President (Deputy Speaker) of the National Assembly of Senegal
 

Active sports career:

1957-1960
French/West African Record Holder of long jump
1958
French Champion long jump (7.63m)
1959
French University Champion long jump (7.72m)

 

Decorations:

Grand Officier de l'Etoile Equatoriale (GAB)
Commander of Order of Good Hope (RSA)
Officiale di Grancroce (ITA)
Officier de la Médaille de la Reconnaissance Centrafricaine
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur de la République Francaise
Médaille de l'Ordre du Nil de la République Arabe d'Egypte
Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Lion du Sénégal
Bernardo O'Higgins Medal 1st Degree, Chile
Order of the Officer Cross Budapest, Hungary
Commander Order of Distinction, Jamaica
Olympic Order
Order of Merit IAAF
Order of Merit ACNO
Order of Merit CSSA
Order of Merit CAF
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President (8 November 1999 -)
Lamine Diack (SEN)

Senior Vice President
Dr Arne Ljungqvist (SWE)

Vice Presidents
Dapeng Lou (CHN)
Dr. Helmut Digel (GER)
Amadeo Francis (PUR)


Honorary Treasurer
H Robert H Stinson (GBR)

General Secretary
 
Istvan Gyulai (HUN)

Members
William Bailey (AUS)
Sergey Bubka (UKR)
Leonard Chuene (RSA)
Nawal El Moutawakel - Bennis (MAR)
Alpheus Finlayson (BAH)
R. Gesta De Melo (BRA)
Gianni Gola (ITA)
Robert Hersh (USA)
Abby Hoffman (CAN)
A. Juantorena Danger (CUB)
Suresh Kalmadi (IND)
Isaiah Kiplagat (KEN)
Neville McCook (JAM)
C. Moreno Bravo (MEX)
José Maria Odriozola (ESP)
Jung-Ki Park (KOR)
Jean Poczobut (FRA)
Jamel Simohamed (ALG)
Igor Ter-Ovanesian (RUS)
Taizo Watanabe (JPN)
Hansjörg Wirz (SUI)