Alejandro Blanco, reelected for a fifth term

Alejandro Blanco, reelected for a fifth term

 

Alejandro Blanco (71 years old) was re-elected today president of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE). The Galician leader, who took office in 2005, will face a fifth term, until May 2025, since the elections were also delayed one year due to the postponement of the Tokyo Games.

Blanco, the only candidate, was proclaimed by the assembly president by 156 votes in favor (Those of the Olympic federations are worth four and had the endorsement of all of them) and seven blank of the 163 issued.

In his first decision, the president decided to continue with the same team. The former judoka and Olympic champion Isabel Fernández will continue as vice president; María Victoria Cabezas as general secretary and Víctor Sánchez as treasurer.

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