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President Schormann leads UIPM representation on IOC Commissions for 2020

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Ten members of the global UIPM community have been appointed to sit on Commissions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for 2020.

UIPM President Dr Klaus Schormann once again takes his seat on the Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission alongside two members of the UIPM Pierre de Coubertin Commission – Alexandra de Navacelle Coubertin and Prof Dr Norbert Muller.


UIPM Honorary President, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, continues as President of the Sustainability and Legacy Commission.

Aya Medany, Chair of the UIPM Athletes Committee, retains her seat on the IOC Athletes Commission and she is also a member of the Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport Commission. Patrick Singleton, President of Bermuda Modern Pentathlon, is a Liaison Member of the Athletes Commission.

UIPM Vice President Joel Bouzou is on the Sport and Active Society Commission while Kitty Chiller, President of the Oceania Confederation, has been appointed to the Athletes Entourage Commission.

Ivar Sisniega, a former UIPM 1st Vice President who chairs the UIPM Innovation Commission, is a Member of the Olympic Solidarity Commission.

Juan Antonio Samaranch, IOC Vice President and UIPM 1st Vice President, is the tenth member of the UIPM family to sit on an IOC Commission in his capacity as President of the Olympic Winter Games Coordination for Beijing 2022.

There is a record representation of women across the 30 Commissions, with a proportion of 47.7 per cent.

The 2020 Commission meetings (actual or virtual) are scheduled to take place from November 2-8. Each of the appointed members received a letter of invitation from IOC President Dr Thomas Bach.


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