The NOC of Ukraine Executive Committee supports Sergey Bubka’s candidacy for the position of IOC President
11 June 2013 Share
The NOC of Ukraine Executive Committee supports Sergey Bubka’s candidacy for the position of IOC President

The Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine during their meeting today expressed unanimous support for the candidacy of Sergey Bubka for the Presidency of the International Olympic Committee.

Vice-President of the NOC and Vice-President of the European Football Associations (UEFA) Grigoriy Surkis stated: "Sergey Bubka has achieved outstanding athletic success through his talent, sincerity and diligence and has conquered the hearts of millions of sports fans around the world. Bubka is the sport role-model worldwide, the representative of public diplomacy in Ukraine and abroad. Sergey is a worthy disciple and successor of such prominent IOC Presidents like Juan Antonio Samaranch and Jacques Rogge. Therefore, we, the members of the Executive Committee, representatives of various sports, join those world sports leaders, athletes, coaches and fans of the Olympic movement who support the candidacy of Sergey Bubka and believe in him. The future belongs to those who purposely and persistently seek to move forward."

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