Thomas Bach is new President of International Olympic Committee
Thomas Bach (59) from Germany has been elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He is the first Olympic gold medallist to become the President of the IOC. He will succeed Jacques Rogge, who stepped down after 12 years in service.
Who is Thomas Bach?
Thomas Bach is a German former fencer and is the President of the International Olympic Committee and the German Olympic Committee. He won a gold medal in the team foil event at the 1976 Summer Olympics.