Sergey Bubka is elected to the highest IOC managing organ
26 July 2012 Share
Sergey Bubka is elected to the highest IOC managing organ

26 July, London. The 124th IOC Session elected seven Executive Board members. One of the newly elected members of the Executive Board is Sergey Bubka, IOC member, IAAF Vice-President, NOC of Ukraine President.

It is agreed to hold the 127th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2015.

The IOC Session was meeting in London ahead of the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Editor's Note:

Created in 1921, the Executive Board (EB) is the executive organ of the IOC. The Executive Board sees to the management of IOC issues and ensures respect for the Olympic Charter. It is the only body competent to propose Charter modifications to the Session, submit names of persons it recommends for election and appoint the IOC Director General.

Originally composed of five members, the EB of today has 15: the IOC President, four Vice-Presidents and 10 members. The Vice-Presidents and members are elected by the Session in a secret ballot for a term of office of four years.

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