Extension For 4 Years! GAAPSF Founder President YuZaiqing Will Serve As An IOC Member Until 2025
Updated: Sep 22, 2020
GAAPSF News on June 11, 2020: The IOC Executive Board Meeting took place yesterday, at the press conference after the meeting, the IOC President Thomas Bach introduced that the IOC Executive Board agreed to submit to the Session the extension of the term of IOC Member Mr Zaiqing Yu (People’s Republic of China, membership linked to his function as Vice-President of the NOC of China and age limit to be reached on 31.12.2021) from the end of 2021 to the end of 2025, due to the important role that he plays in Chinese sport and society.
Yu Zaiqing joined the IOC Executive Board in 2004. He served as IOC Vice President from 2008 to 2012 and became IOC Vice President again since 2014. Currently, Yu Zaiqing also serves as a member of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Coordination Committee, member of IOC Olympic Channel, and member of IOC Election Committee, as well as member of several other IOC committees.