Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach : Re-Elected as President International Olympic Committee

Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach ( Photo credit : Olympics )
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On 10 March 2021 , the Executive Board of International Olympic Committee ( IOC )re-elected Thomas Bach for an additional terms of 4 years as the president of ICO until 2025.

Terms of Bach :

  • His current term as the president of IOC will finish on the closing day of the Tokyo Olympic Games on 8th August 2021.
  • As a president his second term will start on 9 August 2021.

About Bach :

  • He was born on 29 December 1953 in Germany.
  • He won the team gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Canada.
  • He was the only candidate of the IOC presidential election which was held during the 137th IOC session in Athens.
  • He was elected as IOC President at the IOC session in 2013 in Buenos Aires for a first eight year term.

Important takeaways of International Olympic Committee :

  • President : Thomas Bach
  • Headquarters : Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Created on 23 June 1894

Bach first presided over the 2014 Sochi Games, which was tainted by Russia’s state-backed doping program.

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