Four Ukraine’s Olympic Family Members Appointed to the IOC Commissions
26 April 2017 Share
Four Ukraine’s Olympic Family Members Appointed to the IOC Commissions

Sergey Bubka, Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee President, Valery Borzov, NOC Vice-President, Maria Bulatova, country’s Olympic Academy President, and Vera Perederii have received the appointments to the IOC Commissions.

The letter sent by the IOC President Thomas Bach as a part of the process of annual review of the scope and composition of the IOC commissions, which was one of the 40 recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020, approved by the 127th IOC Session in December 2014 in Monaco.

Sergey Bubka, 1988 Olympic champion, who is IOC Executive Board Member, has been re-appointed as the Chair of the Athletes' Entourage Commission (formerly Entourage Commission). Bubka chairs the Commission since 2010. Bubka was also re-appointed as a member of Coordination Commission for the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.

Valeriy Borzov, 1972 Olympic champion and IOC member, and Professor Maria Bulatova were re-appointed as members of Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission. Ukraine’s progress in Olympic school and college education has been recognized all over the world due to number of projects delivered by the NOC and activities of the Olympic Academy of Ukraine.

Vera Perederii, 2008 Olympian in rhythmic gymnastics, has received her first appointment to the IOC Commission. She is included to the Olympic Education Commission. Mrs Perederii was elected as a Young Ambassador at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer. She also initiated #OlympicLab project within NOC with the support of the IOC. #OlympicLab provides new opportunities for young people to get closer to the Olympic movement, receive new knowledge in Olympic sports, meet star Olympians and join the educational programs of the Youth Olympics.

Ukraine’s Olympic family congratulates its counterparts wishing them to work even more persistent in the IOC Commissions to promote Olympic values all over the globe.


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