Bach overwhelmingly re-elected as IOC president for final term

Thomas Bach was on Wednesday all but unanimously re-elected as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a final term of four years at a virtual IOC Session. The Session voted 93-1, with four abstentions, in favour of Bach who was the only candidate. Germany’s Bach, 67, a fencing gold medallist in 1976, was first elected IOC president in 2013 for an eight-year term in succession of Jacques Rogge. Under IOC rules he can serve one more term over four years, with a new president to be elected in 2025. “Thanks from the bottom of the heart for the overwhelming vote of confidence. T…

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