Pristina, 19 August 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Elton Tota
International Association of the Athletics Federations (IAAF) has accepted Kosovo as a full member in this association. The decision was taken on Wednesday by the IAAF’s congress held in Beijing.
This decision enables Kosovo athletes to participate in the world championship which will be held from 22 to 30 August.
Southern Sudan was also made a member of this association.
Kosovo is now the youngest and the 214th member of the International Association of Athletes Federation, while it received 187 votes in favor and 13 votes against. /ibna/