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8th Olympic Summit on 6 and 7 December 2019 – Information for the media

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02 Dec 2019
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has convened an Olympic Summit on 6 and 7 December 2019 in Lausanne.

Discussions will focus on several topics of interest and concern to the Olympic Movement, including the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, good governance, the IOC Digital Strategy, the Athletes’ Support Programme and the ASOIF study on the future of sports.

The Olympic Summit will also discuss the fight against doping and the protection of clean athletes, and will follow up on the first discussions about the Olympic Movement’s approach to egames/sports.

The Olympic Summit brings together leading representatives of the Olympic Movement. It forms part of the ongoing dialogue and consultation on important issues and subjects of significance for the future of the Olympic Movement.


IOC President
Thomas BACH

IOC Vice-Presidents
Juan Antonio SAMARANCH
Zaiqing YU

EB Members

International Federations
President of the World Athletics, Sebastian COE
President of FIFA, Gianni INFANTINO
President of FINA, Julio César MAGLIONE
President of the FIG, Morinari WATANABE
President of the ISU, Jan DIJKEMA
President of the IIHF, René FASEL

National Olympic Committees
President of the Chinese Olympic Committee, GOU Zhongwen
President of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, Susanne LYONS
President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Stanislav POZDNYAKOV

Recognised Organisations
President of ASOIF, Francesco RICCI BITTI
President of the AIOWF, Gian-Franco KASPER
President of the IPC, Andrew PARSONS
President of WADA, Craig REEDIE
President of the GAISF, Raffaele CHIULLI

Vice-President of WADA, Yang YANG
Chair of the International Testing Agency, Valérie FOURNEYRON
Esports and Gaming Liaison Group, David LAPPARTIENT

Date and time (local time): 

Friday 6 December 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Saturday 7 December 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Olympic Summit (closed to media)

Media arrangements:

Please note that there will be NO media facilities at Olympic House, where the meeting is taking place.

The IOC will issue a press release after the Olympic Summit providing information on the discussions.


The International Olympic Committee is a not-for-profit independent international organisation made up of volunteers, which is committed to building a better world through sport. It redistributes more than 90 per cent of its income to the wider sporting movement, which means that every day the equivalent of 3.4 million US dollars goes to help athletes and sports organisations at all levels around the world.


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