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Date
17 May 2001
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IOC News , Press Release

THE IOC TO CONSIDER 7 CANDIDATES FOR MEMBERSHIP


Lausanne, 17 May 2001 - The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne nominated seven candidates for membership to the IOC in accordance with Rule 20 – 2.5.2. of the Olympic Charter.

The IOC Session, the assembly of all its members, will vote to elect these candidates as IOC members during the 112th Session in Moscow, July 13-16, 2001.

The candidates for IOC membership are:

Name
Nationality
Year of birth
Title
Type of candidature

Mrs Els VAN BREDA VRIESMAN
NED
1941
IF
Candidature linked to a function within an IF or an association of Ifs (Paragraph 2.2.2 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20) – FIH President

Mr Adolf OGI
SUI
1942
NOC
Candidature linked to a function within an NOC or an association of NOCs (Paragraph 2.2.3 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20)

Mr Randhir SINGH
IND
1946
NOC
Candidature linked to a function within an NOC or an association of NOCs (Paragraph 2.2.3 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20) - NOC Secretary General

Mr Juan Antonio SAMARANCH, Jr.
ESP
1959
Ind. member
Candidature linked to paragraph 2.2.4 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20

Mr Timothy Tsun Ting FOK
CHN (Hong-Kong)
1946
NOC
Candidature linked to a function within an NOC or an association of NOCs (Paragraph 2.2.3 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20) – NOC President

Mr John Dowling COATES
AUS
1950
NOC
Candidature linked to a function within an NOC or an association of NOCs (Paragraph 2.2.3 of the Bye-Law to Rule 20) – NOC President

Mr Issa HAYATOU
CMR
1946
Ind. member
Candidature linked to paragraph 2.2.4 of the Bye-Law of Rule 20


The Nominations Commission considered 76 candidature proposals.

Candidates who have not been selected by the Executive Board for election during the 112th IOC Session will nonetheless remain as applicants for future consideration.


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