Bach re-elected as IOC president for final term until 2025

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. German lawyer Bach, 67, an Olympic 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 …

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