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Above Claudia Bokel succeeds Frank Fredericks as Chair of the CommissionThe 124th IOC Session, held in London ahead of the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games, voted on the positions of two IOC Vice-Presidents and seven Executive Board (EB) members. Nawal El Moutawakel and Craig Reedie, who have been Executive Board members since 2008 and 2009 respectively, were elected as IOC Vice-Presidents.New members elected to the Executive Board include Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr, Sergey Bubka and Willi Kaltschmitt Luján.As is tradition, four positions on the Executive Board are closely linked to the representation of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), the Association of International Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF), the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and the IOC Athletes' Commission. IOC members Ching-Kuo Wu (ASOIF), René Fasel (re-elected, AIOWF), Patrick Hickey (ANOC) and Claudia Bokel (Chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission) were elected or re-elected to the Executive Board in those positions. The outgoing Executive Board members are former Vice-Presidents Zaiqing Yu and Mario Pescante as well as Denis Oswald, Mario Vázquez Raña, Frank Fredericks and Richard Carrión.Honorary MembersFrancisco Elizalde, Alpha Ibrahim Diallo and Carlos Nuzman, whose IOC memberships will terminate at the end of 2012 due to the age limit, were appointed as Honorary Members as of 1 January 2013. They have all served as IOC members for over 10 years. The Session also elected new IOC members Aisha Garad, Pierre-Olivier Beckers, Tsunekazu Takeda, Frank Fredericks and Lingwei Li.In a separate decision, the city of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) was chosen to host the 127th IOC Session in 2015.Claudia Bokel has been elected as new Chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission for a two-year term, replacing outgoing head Frank Fredericks. IOC President Jacques Rogge officially appointed Bokel as Chair following a proposal by the Commission. It was also confirmed at the 124th IOC Session in London that Bokel, a former German Olympic fencer, has replaced Fredericks on the IOC Executive Board for the duration of her term. Bokel was elected ahead of Alexander Popov and Adam Pengilly. Pengilly, a former skeleton athlete who competed at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games, was elected as new Vice-Chair, succeeding Bokel in the role."I am humbled by the trust my colleagues have put in me and want to continue the successful work of our previous chairpeople," said Bokel. "I am deeply committed to the topics that are important to us as athletes: the Olympic Games, the fight against doping, the environment, women and sport, creating a level playing field for all athletes, and the Athlete Career Programme." TWO IOC VICE-PRESIDENTS ELECTED AT 124TH IOC SESSIONCLAUDIA BOKEL ELECTED CHAIR OF IOC ATHLETES' COMMISSIONLeft Nawal El Moutawakel and Craig Reedie were elected as IOC Vice-Presidents at the 124th IOC Session in LondonOLYMPIC REVIEW 9