The Athletes’ Commission is composed of 12 athletes elected for eight years by the athletes participating in the Olympic Games, and of up to seven athletes appointed by the IOC President, to ensure a balance between regions, gender and sports. In addition, a representative of the World Olympians Association (WOA) and a representative of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are ex-officio members.
Danka BARTEKOVA, Ole Einar BJØRNDALEN, Amadou DIA BA (WOA), Kirsty COVENTRY, Tony ESTANGUET, Stefan HOLM, Barbara KENDALL, Dae Sung MOON, Todd NICHOLSON (IPC), Adam PENGILLY, Alexander POPOV, Yumilka RUIZ LUACES, James TOMKINS, Hayley WICKENHEISER, Pedro YANG, Yang YANG
Ice Sledge Hockey
University of Matej Bel, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia (2003-2009), Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, main course: International Relations; currently enrolled in the PhD. Studies (3rd class) at the same Faculty
Employee of the Centre of National Sport Representation of the Ministry of Interior in Slovakia as a professional athlete (since 2003)