Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, October 8th (Reporters Ji Ye and Wang Meng) The International Olympic Committee held a video conference of the Executive Committee on the 7th, local time in Switzerland, announcing that the 137th plenary meeting will be held in Athens, Greece from March 10 to 12 next year. Held, the chairman will be elected.
At the 136th plenary meeting of the International Olympic Committee in July this year, IOC President Bach announced his re-election. At the Executive Committee meeting on the 7th, Bach evaded the discussion of the presidential election, which was chaired by Anita de Franz, the first vice president of the International Olympic Committee.
在今年7月举行的国际奥委会第136次全体会议上，国际奥委会主席巴赫宣布连任。在7日举行的执行委员会会议上，巴赫回避了关于总统选举的讨论，总统选举由国际奥委会第一任副主席安妮塔·德·弗朗兹（Anita de Franz）主持。
The meeting agreed to announce the candidates for the new chairman before November 30 this year. In order not to affect the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, and to ensure a smooth transition of the leadership, the new chairman elected in the plenary session next March will take office the day after the Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony (August 9, 2021). In order to ensure the dominance of the Olympic principles during the election campaign, the presidential election rules are the same as those adopted in the 2013 election.
In September 2013, Bach was elected as the ninth president of the International Olympic Committee for an 8-year term (2013-2021). The president of the International Olympic Committee is elected by the plenary meeting. The first term of office is 8 years and can be re-elected once for a term of 4 years.
On July 31, 2015, Bach announced at the 128th plenary meeting of the International Olympic Committee held in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, that Beijing and Zhangjiakou have won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
In March this year, the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced that in view of the new crown epidemic situation, the Tokyo Olympics will be postponed for one year. The Tokyo Olympics became the first postponed Olympic Games in the 124-year history of the modern Olympic movement. (Finish)