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Doc Gets IOC Appointment

Doc Gets IOC Appointment
September 19
11:00 2017

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected eight new members as well as a new vice-president and three new members of its executive board during the IOC session.

Anita L DeFrantz (USA), who joined IOC in 1985, was elected as an IOC vice-president. She already occupied this position from 1997 to 2001.

Dr Robin E. Mitchell, IOC member in Fiji, Nicole Hoevertsz, IOC member in Aruba, and Denis Oswald, IOC member in Switzerland, were chosen by the session to join the IOC executive board. They will serve a four-year term.

Earlier in the day, the IOC Session elected eight new members, who were proposed by the executive board in August.

Four members, three of them women, were elected in the category of Individual Members: Baklai Temengil,  Kristin Kloster Aasen, Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul  and Luis Mejia Oviedo.

-ONOC

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