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China's Yu Zaiqing running for IOC vice presidency
21:58, August 06, 2008

China's Yu Zaiqing is running for the election of vice president of the International Olympic Committee.

Yu, an incumbent IOC executive board member, is the only candidate for the post left vacant by Sweden's Gunilla Lindberg, IOC's director of communications Giselle Davies told a press conference.

Lindberg's term has come to an end.

Meanwhile, seven IOC members are running for six seats available on the 15-member executive board, the most powerful body of the Olympic Movement. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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