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26 Aug 2002
Olympic News

Sergey Bubka appointed Chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission

Olympic gold medallist and six-time world champion in pole-vaulting, Sergey Bubka, was today appointed Chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission. Bubka, 39 from the Ukraine, was proposed to IOC President Jacques Rogge by the Athletes' Commission meeting in Lausanne, and was officially designated by the President as the new Chairman, succeeding Peter Tallberg, five-time Olympian in sailing and Chairman of the Commission since its creation in 1981.

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