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Liu Peng meets IAAF president Lamine Diack in Beijing

2012-10-23 15:07:00 COC

23 October 2012 - On the afternoon of 22 October 2012, China's Sports Minister and COC President Liu Peng met in Beijing with the visiting delegation of the International Association of Athletics Federations headed by the IAAF President Lamine Diack.

The two sides exchanged views on Beijing's preparations for the 2015 World Athletics Championships and a few issues of common interest.

During his visit the IAAF chief also inspected the National Stadium known as the Bird's Nest, venue of the 2015 Athletics Worlds, and hotels for the athletes and officials, and offered the local organizers some suggestions on the event's further preparations.

Present at the meeting was Duan Shijie, Vice Minister in charge of the General Administration of Sport of China and President of the Chinese Athletics Association.

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