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Athletes' Commission


This Commission is composed of 12 athletes elected for eight years by the athletes participating in the Olympic Games, and of up to seven athletes appointed by the IOC President, to ensure a balance between regions, gender and sports. In addition, a representative of the World Olympians Association (WOA) and a representative of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are ex-officio members.  

CHAIRPERSON

Claudia BOKEL

VICE-CHAIR

Angela RUGGIERO

MEMBERS

Ms Danka BARTEKOVA
Ole Einar BJØRNDALEN
Ms Kirsty COVENTRY
Amadou DIA BA (AMO/WOA)
Mr Tony ESTANGUET
Stefan HOLM
Barbara KENDALL
Dae Sung MOON
Todd Nicholson (IPC)
Adam PENGILLY
Alexander POPOV
Yumilka RUIZ LUACES
Mr James TOMKINS
Hayley WICKENHEISER
Pedro YANG
Yang YANG

HONORARY MEMBERS

Peter TALLBERG
Le Prince Souverain Albert II
Sergey BUBKA
Frank FREDERICKS

DIRECTOR IN CHARGE
Sports Director