Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach (born on 29 December 1953) is a German former fencer and is the ninth and current President of the International Olympic Committee and member of the DOSB executive board.






He was an accomplished President, helping to modernise and transform the International Olympic Committee, he will be remembered particularly for championing youth sport and for inaugurating the Youth Olympic Games. He was also a fierce proponent of clean sport, and fought tirelessly against the evils of doping.

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