There are 30 candidates for the upcoming IOC Athletes’ Commission Election, representing 30 countries and 19 summer sports.

The election will take place during Tokyo 2020 and all athletes participating at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be eligible to vote.

The four elected athletes will replace the four members whose mandates finish at the end of Tokyo 2020, including Chair Kirsty Coventry and members Danka Bartekova, Tony Estanguet and James Tomkins.

The IOC AC is composed of a maximum of 23 members. Twelve members are directly elected by their peers, and there are a maximum of 11 appointed members to ensure good balance between regions, gender and sport. Chair and Vice-Chair of the Commission are elected by the Commission and must be from among elected members of the Commission. There is a vote at every Olympic Games, with four members elected at each Olympic Games, and two at each Olympic Winter Games.

FAQs
Can I vote?

All accredited athletes (Aa) participating in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are eligible to vote.

Where can I vote?

At the Olympic Village; the voting booths are located in the Athlete365 Space at the entrance to the main dining hall Tokyo Olympic Village.

Meet your candidates running for election at Tokyo 2020
Gaby Diana Ahrens
Namibia - Shooting
IOC AC Candidate
Therese Alshammar
Sweden - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Mutaz Aissa Barsham
Qatar - Athletics
IOC AC Candidate
Danka Barteková
Slovakia - Shooting
IOC AC Candidate
Alistair Brownlee
Great Britain - Triathlon
IOC AC Candidate
Cate Campbell
Australia - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Tien Chen Chou
Chinese Taipei - Badminton
IOC AC Candidate
Oksana Chusovitina
Uzbekistan - Artistic Gymnastics
IOC AC Candidate
Fedrick Dacres
Jamaica - Athletics
IOC AC Candidate
Antonio José Díaz Fernández
Venezuela - Karate
IOC AC Candidate
Charles Fernandez
Guatemala - Modern Pentathlon
IOC AC Candidate
Julian Fletcher
Bermuda - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Roberto Sawyers Furtado
Costa Rica - Athletics
IOC AC Candidate
Pau Gasol
Spain - Basketball
IOC AC Candidate
David Harte
Ireland - Hockey
IOC AC Candidate
Bridgitte Ellen Hartley
South Africa - Canoe Sprint
IOC AC Candidate
Vid Kavticnik
Slovenia - Handball
IOC AC Candidate
Humphrey Kayange
Kenya - Rugby
IOC AC Candidate
Pavlos Kontides
Cyprus - Sailing
IOC AC Candidate
Anastasiia Kozhenkova
Ukraine - Rowing
IOC AC Candidate
Santiago Lange
Argentina - Sailing
IOC AC Candidate
Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani
Islamic Republic of Iran - Volleyball
IOC AC Candidate
Ben Youssef Meïté
Côte d'Ivoire - Athletics
IOC AC Candidate
Maxim Mirnyi
Belarus - Tennis
IOC AC Candidate
Yuki Ota
Japan - Fencing
IOC AC Candidate
Federica Pellegrini
Italy - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Thiago Pereira
Brazil - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Ryan Pini
Papua New Guinea - Swimming
IOC AC Candidate
Aikaterini Stefanidi
Greece - Athletics
IOC AC Candidate
Maja Martyna Wloszczowska
Poland - Cycling Mountain Bike
IOC AC Candidate