There are 30 candidates for the upcoming IOC Athletes’ Commission Election, representing 30 countries and 19 summer sports.
The election will take place next year during Tokyo 2020 and all athletes participating at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be eligible to vote.
The four elected athletes will replace the four members whose mandates finish at the end of Tokyo 2020, including Chair Kirsty Coventry and members Danka Bartekova, Tony Estanguet and James Tomkins.
The IOC AC is composed of a maximum of 23 members. Twelve members are directly elected by their peers, and there are a maximum of 11 appointed members to ensure good balance between regions, gender and sport. Chair and Vice-Chair of the Commission are elected by the Commission and must be from among elected members of the Commission. There is a vote at every Olympic Games, with four members elected at each Olympic Games, and two at each Olympic Winter Games.
Can I vote?
All accredited athletes (Aa) participating in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are eligible to vote.
Where can I vote?
At the Olympic Village; the voting booths are located in the Athlete365 Space at the entrance to the main dining hall Tokyo Olympic Village. The Athlete365 Space will be open from xxx. On xx August 2021 it will close at 12 noon.