Isidoros Kouvelos was re-elected President of the International Olympic Academy for the period 2021-2024.

At the elections held at the headquarters of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Isidoros Kouvelos prevailed over Michalis Fysentzidis and will remain at the position of the IOA President for his forth mandate.

After his election, Isidoros Kouvelos stated: “I would like to thank my colleagues for their support. We will continue the work we started in 2009 by developing and enriching the IOA mission, laying the foundations for the Academy of the new era. Our premises in Ancient Olympia were fully renovated with the financial support of the IOC and will be inaugurated on October 17, in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou and the IOC President, Dr Thomas Bach.

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Dr Thomas Bach mentions in his congratulation message to the IOA President: “Dear Isidoros. My heartfelt congratulations on your re-election. I am looking forward to seeing you soon in Greece. With my best wishes.”

The composition of the new Ephoria will be concluded in the forthcoming HOC Plenary Session.