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Olympians-Legends in the leadership of the Movement

The Olympic medalist of Namibia Frankie Fredericks was named as the chairman of the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission that will oversee the bids for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics. Fredericks, winner of four Olympic silver medals in the 100 and 200 metres at Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996, will oversee a Commission that will scrutinise the bids from Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome before presenting a report to IOC members a few weeks before they vote on who to choose at the Session in Lima.

The Olympian graduated of Brigham Young University in the United States, is already chair of the IOC's Coordination Commission in charge of Buenos Aires' preparations for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. He is also a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations' ruling Council.

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