Golden 25 -- #21 Sebastian Coe

(ATR) IAAF presidential candidate and British Olympic Association leader...

(ATR)Coe makes waves in 2015 with his campaign to win election as the next IAAF president. The vote is set for August.

Coe, 58, is chair of the British Olympic Association and is an IAAF vice president. As an Olympic gold medalist and the leader of the 2012 London Olympics, Coe is sought after as an expert on Games. An eventual IOC membership seems likely for Coe, especially if elected IAAF president.

2014 ranking: unranked

The Around the Rings Golden 25, now in its 19th year, is sponsored by EY.

The list spotlights 25 individuals who will have substantial influence on the Olympic Movement in the year ahead. The Golden 25 is compiled by the staff of Around the Rings, the world’s most experienced journalistic team dedicated to covering the Olympics.

The countdown from number 25 began December 20. The number-one position will be announced Jan 1, 2015.

Reported by Ed Hula

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