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IOC Executive Board proposes eight new IOC Members for election to the Session in Mumbai

08 sep 2023

The IOC Executive Board (EB) today agreed to propose eight new IOC Members for election to the 141st IOC Session, which will meet in Mumbai, India, from 15 to 17 October 2023. In doing so, it is following the recommendations of the IOC Members Election Commission.

The IOC EB also proposed the re-election of seven IOC Members within the age limit, as well as the extension of the terms of office of two IOC Members.

Eight new IOC Members proposed for election

The EB approved the nomination of eight candidates – four women and four men – for election as IOC Members by the upcoming Session. Five candidates, three women and two men, have been proposed as Independent Individuals:

Two candidates, one woman and one man, have been proposed linked to their functions within an International Federation (IF):

  • Ms Petra Sörling, President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) (female, year of birth: 1971, Sweden)
  • Mr Jae Youl Kim, President of the International Skating Union (ISU) (male, year of birth: 1968, Republic of Korea)

One candidate has been proposed linked to his function within a National Olympic Committee (NOC):

  • Mr Mehrez Boussayene, President of the Comité National Olympique Tunisien (male, year of birth: 1959, Tunisia)

Source IOC News Phot credits: ©IOC/Greg Martin

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