Khalid Al Zubair, President of Oman NOC. © Times of OmanCouncil News
Date : 14 Aug 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland, August 14, 2017: The Executive Board of the IOC will propose nine new Members for election at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, from September 13-16.
Five proposed Individual Members:
(Female, Palau, ONOC Vice President, Individual Member, 23.10.1966)
(Male, Czech Republic, President of the Czech Olympic Committee, Individual Member, 30.11.1967)
Kristin KLOSTER AASEN
(Female, Norway, Vice-President of the Norwegian Olympic Committee, Individual Member, 04.01.1961)
Khunying Patama LEESWADTRAKUL
(Female, Thailand, President of the Badminton Association of Thailand, Individual Member, 16.02.1965)
Luis MEJIA OVIEDO
(Male, Dominican Republic, President of the Dominican Republic Olympic Committee, Individual Member, 04.09.1953)
Two proposed Members representing an NOC or a continental association of NOCs:
Neven Ivan ILIC ALVAREZ
(Male, Chile, PASO President, Member representing an NOC or a continental association of NOCs, 04.04.1962)
Khalid Muhammad AL ZUBAIR
(Male, Oman, President of the Oman Olympic Committee, Member representing an NOC or a continental association of NOCs, 23.11.1970)
Two proposed Members representing an IF:
(Male, France, Olympic rowing champion, President of World Rowing, Member representing an IF, 03.07.1968)
Ingmar DE VOS
(Male, Belgium, President of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports, member representing an IF, 05.08.1963)
In addition, the IOC EB was informed that the family of Mr Lee Kun-Hee has asked the IOC not to consider Mr Lee for re-election as an IOC Member due to his continued illness. The addition of nine new Members and the withdrawal of Mr Lee would bring the total number of Members to 103.
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