In St. Petersburg, the work of the International Convention SportAccord completed. Today, May 31, the General Assembly of SportAccord was held, where SportAccord presidential elections took place – in place of the retiring Hein Verbruggen. President of the International Judo Federation Marius Vizer became the new president of SportAccord.
The full result of the election is as follows:
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: President
Harry Otten : Deputy President
Thomas Hsiang : General Secretary
Marc de Pauw : Treasurer
Gianarrigo Rona : WBF Representative
SportAccord Convention was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, 26-31 May, 2013.
SportAccord Convention is a 6-day gathering of over 2000 leading representatives from international sport. Held in a different country each year, it encompasses the Congress and General Assemblies of 3 Associations who members consist of over 100 International Sports Federations (IFs) and member Associations.
See more information about the SportAccord Convention HERE
Daily information see HERE