Carlos Padilla Becerra, the president of the Mexican Olympic Committee, was elected for the four-year period 2012 to 2016 and was reelected for the period 2016-2025. This position he held for the extended period by the International Olympic Committee in the previous year due to the covid pandemic.
Mexico City (apro).- Mexico City (apro). The Mexican Olympic Committee’s Executive Committee (COM), has asked the General Assembly for help in electing the chairperson and other members of the recommended commission until 2024.
The event will be held at COM on November 11.
In addition to Carlos Padilla, who seeks re-election for the remaining term from 2021 to 2024, the president’s wish also includes two candidates seeking to succeed him: Marijos Alcala (Marijose Alcala). Alcalá), former diver and current chairman of the Sports Committee of the House of Representatives and vice chairman of the Mexican Olympic Committee Jimena Saldanha.
Carlos Padilla Becerra was elected president for the Mexican Olympic Committee’s four-year period 2012 to 2016. He was then reelected for 2016-2020. This position he has held for the extended period by the International Olympic Committee in the past year due to the covid-19 pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee has decided that all presidents of National Olympic Committee can hold elections one-year after 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This will allow them to postpone their holding until 2021.
Two women are the first to participate in the COM election under the gender equality conditions set by the International Olympic Committee.
Carlos Padilla, however, is keen to finish his cycle before the 2024 Paris Olympics.
The Mexican Olympic Committee also warned in the conference call that in case of a medical emergency, they will hold it by videoconference and communicate it to their associate members promptly.