Thomas Bach able to run for second time period as Worldwide Olympic Committee president

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Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach stated on Friday he was able to run for a second time period at subsequent yr’s election.

The 66-year-old German was first elected in 2013 for an eight-year time period and is eligible for one additional time period of 4 years after that.

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“If you the IOC members want, I am ready to run for a second term as IOC president and to continue to serve you and this Olympic movement, which we all love so much, for another four years,” he informed an IOC session held by video convention.

Bach is a former Olympic fencer who received a gold medal for West Germany within the crew foil occasion on the 1976 Video games in Montreal.

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