- 22 Jun 2004
- IOC News
IOC Athletes' Commission: athletes run for election
A total of 32 athletes, representing as many countries, are running for election to the IOC Athletes' Commission. The elections will take place during the Olympic Games in Athens.
Four candidates will be elected
Four of the 32 candidates will be elected by vote and will become members of the Athletes' Commission and IOC members for a term of eight years.
Link between athletes and the IOC
Created in 1981, the IOC Athletes' Commission is the link between the Olympic athletes and the IOC and serves as the athletes' voice within the Olympic Movement. It includes 19 members, composed of 12 athletes elected for eight years by the athletes competing in the Olympic Games, and seven athletes appointed by the IOC President to ensure a balance between regions, sexes and sports.
Result on 26 August 2004
The results of the vote will be announced at 2 p.m. on 26 August in the "Amphitheatre" of the international zone of the Olympic Village. The new IOC Athletes' Commission members will be officially introduced during the Closing Ceremony of the Games.
Candidates A to F
Candidates G to N
Candidates P to Z
List of candidates/Manual for election to the IOC Athletes’ Commission, Athens 2004