Process against Lamine Diack: An old Geezer and Euro 41 million

confused, As from time to time and disoriented Lamine Diack appears to the court and participants of the negotiation in Paris, in which the former President of

Process against Lamine Diack: An old Geezer and Euro 41 million

confused, As from time to time and disoriented Lamine Diack appears to the court and participants of the negotiation in Paris, in which the former President of the world Federation of the be easily accused of athletes (previously the IAAF, now WA) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) money laundering, corruption and breach of trust. The man from Senegal was also in his active time, incomprehensible monologues.

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Michael Reinsch

a correspondent for Sport in the Berlin test.

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Now, it seems the 87-year-old former Patron of athletics and the African sports policy, which appeared in the pale blue Boubou in the Palace of justice of Paris, at the impression of almost not that he understand what he is accused of. He also did not know at the peak of his Power, what is played. In the last week, he called his co-defendant's son is a crook. At the hearing on Monday, said: "I'm an old Geezer."

In the memory gaps of Diack senior seven fall - to eight-digit sums. Action and ancillary action to quantify, such as Papa Massata Diack, the Senior as a marketer, established son, fleeced the Association. The Russian Bank VTB about paid for their sponsorship in the run-up to the world Cup Moscow 2013 29-million-Dollar (25.5 million euros). At the Association of 19 million arrived, according to Diack, according to the world Association of only 7 million dollars (6.4 million euros). 20 percent Commission and lush charges, confessed to the IAAF Diack junior, the left PMD call; for the years 2012 to 2015, he made two million Euro.

In return, he transferred to his father, as the plaintiff did, around 620,000 euros on his private account. Why, what for? Diack senior can't remember anything, Diack junior, international Bolo put out to tender remains at home in Dakar. Also the Transfer of several hundred thousand euros for the staff of the Association's offices in Dakar or for the widow of the Association's President disappeared in the darkness of oblivion.

World Athletics collects, such as in the process it became known, the claims against its former President in the amount of 41 million euros. He had earned nearly ten million dollars Commission, said the son in the hearing by a Senegalese judge in November last year. In the case of such income, he did not need to extort even Doper, as he is accused of.

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 07:19

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