MNOC First Vice President nominated for IOC membership

2020-06-11 13:55:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On June 10, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) proposed five candidates for IOM membership and the nomination of five new members, three women and two men, will be submitted to the virtual IOC session scheduled for July 17.

First Vice President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) B.Battushig has been nominated for IOC membership along with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Former President of Croatia, Princess Reema Bandar Al-Saud, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States, Sebastian Coe, President of the World Athletics and Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, and María Caridad Colón, Executive Committee Member of the National Olympic Committee of Cuba.

About the nomination, IOC President Thomas Bach said, “With the election of these five candidates, the IOC Session and the entire Olympic Movement would benefit from an extremely valuable range of skills and expertise. We are also bringing up the female membership to 39.”

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