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BWF deputy president selected as new IOC Commission chair

5/29/2020 9:13 AM |  BadmintonEurope.com |  Rasmus Bech(BEC)

Female membership of the 30 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Commissions has risen to 47.7 per cent.

According to Inside The Games IOC President Thomas Bach and the Executive Board established the composition of the Commissions for 2020.

One of the new female Commission chairs is Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul from Thailand. She is set to take on the role of Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission chair.

Leeswadtrakul became the first Thai woman to be elected as an IOC member at the Session in the Peruvian capital of Lima in 2017. 

She is currently Badminton World Federation deputy president and the Olympic Council of Asia's Culture Committee chair, and has been an IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission member since 2018.

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