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Beijing 2022 congratulates Bach on his re-election as IOC president

2021-03-12 14:12:00 Xinhuanet

BEIJING, March 12 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Organizing Committee for 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games congratulated Thomas Bach on his re-election as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Friday.

"We believe that under president Bach's leadership, the IOC will bring together all stakeholders to advance the Olympic Movement, and we sincerely wish to further our close collaboration with president Bach and the IOC to ensure the successful delivery of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games," said Beijing 2022 on its official website.

"During his eight-year presidency, president Bach has led the IOC to make outstanding achievements through a fruitful process of reform and innovation. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, president Bach, with his abundant experience and unparalleled courage, has led the IOC to make positive contributions to the global fight against the epidemic and the sound development of the Olympic Movement. In addition, he has provided strong support and helpful guidance for the orderly advancement of the preparations for the Beijing Olympic Winter Games.

"We look forward to maintaining close cooperation with president Bach and the IOC to deliver to the world a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic Games."

Bach has been re-elected as president of the IOC at the virtual 137th IOC Session organized from Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday. Enditem

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