Budapest, Hungary: President of World Athletics (formerly known as International Association of Athletics Federations ) Sebastian Coe has again praised Qatar for organising an exceptional World Athletics Championships 2019.
Speaking on the sidelines of the International Federation of Sports Journalism Awards ceremony in Hungarian capital Budapest, Coe who received the award for the Best Press Facilities for a World Sports Championships, said in a statement that "Qatar's edition of the World Athletics Championships was an exceptional one by all standards in terms of organisation, technical level, and high quality. "
"I think the championships crossed the time barrier it was held in, as it had another dimension in the field of sustainability, which made it a unique edition throughout the history of all the world championships," he said
"I receive the award for the Organising Committee in Qatar and the IAAF, and I believe it reflects the scale of achievement that we achieved together during the organisation of this championships. We are proud of this great success and thank everyone who contributed to it with work and effort, from the work team, and we thank Qatar for providing us with all facilities.
Coe also praised the idea of establishing a prize for sports journalists worldwide to appreciate their efforts and the great work they do.