Russian representation in IOC Commissions increased

Within the framework of the implementation of Agenda 2020, IOC President Thomas Bach introduced changes to the composition of the main Commissions of the International Olympic Committee. By the decision of the IOC head, ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov was included in the Olympic Programme Commission (it considers including or excluding certain sports from the programme of the upcoming Games), and head of the ROC President’s Office Rodion Plitukhin became a member of the Sport and Active Society Commission.

Thus, Russia’s representation in the IOC Commissions has increased from 8 to 10 people.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov (Olympic Programme Commission);

Yelena Isinbayeva (Athletes’ Commission and Athletes’ Entourage Commission);

Alisher Usmanov, Olga Ponomar-Becker (Olympic Channel Commission);

Anastasia Davydova, Oleg Matytsin (Olympic Education Commission);

Vladimir Lisin (Marketing Commission);

Pavel Kolobkov, Rodion Plitukhin (Sport and Active Society Commission);

Shamil Tarpishchev (Athletes’ Entourage Commission).