Tokyo 2020, Buenos Aires 2018 Coordination Commissions Announced

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the composition of the Tokyo 2020 and Buenos Aires 2018 Coordination Commissions.

IOC President Thomas Bach has appointed IOC Vice-President John Coates as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games, and Frank Fredericks as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Alex Gilady has been appointed vice-chair of the Tokyo 2020 commission.

The members of the Coordination Commission represent the stakeholders of the Olympic Movement, including the athletes, the National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations, and the International Paralympic Committee, and act as a link between them, the Organising Committees, and other Olympic Movement stakeholders.

The composition and structure of all IOC commissions and working groups will be reviewed following the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.