IBU Congress: Executive Board Nominations and IBU World Championships Bids Released

IBU Congress: Executive Board Nominations and IBU World Championships Bids Released

Salzburg, Austria; June 11, 2018: The International Biathlon Union received the following valid nominations and bids from its member federations for the elections to be conducted at the 13th Regular IBU Congress in Porec, Croatia, September 5-9, 2018:

Candidates for IBU President (all in alphabetical order):

BROKA, Baiba (LAT), Latvian Biathlon Federation

DAHLIN, Olle (SWE), Swedish Biathlon Federation, current EB Member

Candidates for IBU First Vice-President:

BOYGARD, Tore (NOR), Norwegian Biathlon Association

HAMZA, Jiri (CZE), Czech Biathlon Union

MAYGUROV, Victor (BLR), Biathlon Federation of Belarus, incumbent

LEHOTAN, Ivor (SVK), Slovak Biathlon Association, current EB Member

Dr STEINLE, Franz (GER), German Ski Federation (DSV)

Candidates for IBU Vice-President Finances:

LÄHDESMAKI, Kalle (FIN), Finnish Biathlon Association

Dr LEISTNER, Klaus (AUT), Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV), incumbent

Candidates for IBU Executive Board (6 seats):

BOYGARD, Tore (NOR), Norwegian Biathlon Association

BROKA, Baiba (LAT), Latvian Biathlon Federation

BRYNZAK Volodymyr, (UKR), Biathlon Federation of Ukraine

BUDZISHVILI, Nikoloz (GEO), National Biathlon Federation of Georgia

Dr CARRABRE, James (CAN), Biathlon Canada, current EB member

COBB, Max (USA), United States Biathlon Association, current EB member

FARCNIK, Tim (SLO), Ski Association of Slovenia

Dr FLANAGAN, Grant (AUS), Australian Biathlon Association

GERASIMUK, Dagmara (POL), Polish Biathlon Association

HAMZA, Jiri (CZE), Czech Biathlon Union

Dr KASASHI, Kumiko (JAP), Japan Biathlon Federation

KIM, Nami (KOR), Korea Biathlon Union, current EB Member

LÄHDESMAKI, Kalle (FIN), Finnish Biathlon Association

LEHOTAN, Ivor (SVK), Slovak Biathlon Association, current EB Member

MAYGUROV, Victor (BLR), Biathlon Federation of Belarus, incumbent First Vice-President

PALLHUBER, Erika (ITA), Italian Winter Sport Federation (FISI)

Dr STEINLE, Franz (GER), German Ski Federation (DSV)

Bid venues for the 2021 IBU World Championships:

POKLJUKA, Slovenia

Bid venues for the 2023 IBU World Championships:

NOVE MESTO, Czech Republic

OBERHOF, Germany

Candidates for the IBU Technical Committee (10 seats):

BERGER, Franz (AUT), current TC Member

BERNAT, Tomas (POL)

HÖNIG, Gerald (GER)

ILIEV, Ventzeslav (BUL)

KORDEZ, Matej (SLO), current TC Member

KORPELA, Kari (SWE), current TC Member

LEE, Keunno (KOR)

LEITGEB, Lorenz (ITA), current TC Member

NAZAROVA, Olga (BLR)

RICARDAS, Griaznovas (LTU)

RIIHIVUORI, Tomi-Pekka (FIN)

SAENGER, Max (USA)

SIMOCKO, Radovan (SVK)

VASSALLO, Christophe (FRA), current TC Chairman

JAKES Vlastimil,  (CZE), current TC Member

ZAHKNA, Hillar (EST)

Daniel Böhm (GER) has already been confirmed as the athletes’ representative in the IBU Technical Committee.

Bids to host the 14th Regular IBU Congress 2020

Czech Biathlon Union, Prague

Biathlon Union of Serbia, Zlatibor

The two incumbent elected auditors, Ray Kokkonen (CAN) and Juha Viertola (FIN), are the only two nominations for the 2018-2022 term for this position.

- Ends -

Notes to Editors:

The IBU Rules for Elections and Voting at the Congress can be found here: http://res.cloudinary.com/deltatre-spa-ibu/image/upload/knwawh13zyinymlq8chs.pdf 

Media Contact: 

Christian Winkler
IBU Communications Director 

P +43 662 85 50 50 15
M +43 676 84 14 98 15 

christian.winkler@ibu.at

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