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Gonschinska, Idriss

(Chairman Executive Board, German Athletic Federation)

As a sports science graduate and former hurdle sprinter, he began his professional career after brief club assignments as head coach at the Leipzig Olympic Training Center. In 2008, he then took on his first national post and became the German coach for hurdle sprinting. Through other coaching and official positions within the German Athletics Federation, he was first elected Director General of Sport in 2019 and then Chairman of the DLV Executive Board in June 2021. In this position, he is responsible for the overall development of the top association.