IAAF chief Lamin Diak sentenced to two years in prison, five million euros
Lamin Diak, president of the International Athletics Federation Association (IAAF), was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday.
Lamin Diak, president of the International Athletics Federation Association (IAAF), was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday. He was punished for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes to compete for money, although he should have been fired for doping.
A Paris court has sentenced 1999-year-old Diak, head of the IAAF from 1990-201-2005. The court also sentenced Diak to two years in prison and a fine of five million euros ($ 590,000). Dyak was convicted of multiple corruption charges and breach of trust, but was acquitted of money laundering.
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During the hearing of Dyke’s case in June, prosecutors requested four years in prison and a fine of five million euros. Dyke received the sentence from Judge Rose Mary Hunlt. The court convicted Diak’s son, Papa Masata Diak, and five others. Papa Masata was a marketing consultant for the IAAF.
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The judge said Papa Massata’s companies were paid মিল 1 million when his father was head of the IAAF. Papa Masata lives in Senegal who has refused his extradition. He was not in court when the verdict was announced and did not attend the six-day hearing in June. The court sentenced him to five years in prison and a fine of one million euros.