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04:42
1 year ago
Michael Pavitt
at the Main Press Centre in Tokyo
Michael Pavitt

Sir Craig Reedie and Crown Prince Frederik confirmed as IOC Honorary members

Sir Craig Reedie and Crown Prince Frederik have been confirmed as IOC Honorary members.

Bach notes Sir Craig's achievements, including being the Badminton World Federation President resulting in the sport's addition to the Olympic programme and British Olympic Association President leading to London being awarded the 2012 Olympic Games.

"As WADA President, Sir Craig led the organisation from troubled waters into calmer waters."

Sir Craig thanks the IOC members for the honour after his honorary membership was confirmed by a show of hands.

He says his membership of the IOC has been a "fulfilling and exciting part of his life" and wishes the IOC luck as a "hugely significant international organisation in a troubled world.”

Crown Prince Frederik was praised by Bach as being a great athlete himself and work motivating young people to take part in sport.

Bach notes his service on the Pyeongchang 2018, Paris 2024 and Lasuanne 2020 Coordination Commissions. 


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