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Li Lingwei standing for election as an IOC member

Li Lingwei, Chinese badminton legend and BWF Council Member, will be standing for election as an IOC member at the 124th IOC Session in London this July. A maximum of five IOC members could be elected, and five nominees including Li Lingwei, were decided upon at the first IOC Executive Board meeting of 2012 held yesterday in Lausanne.

In 1998, Li Lingwei was inducted into the BWF Hall Of Fame to celebrate and give honour to her contributions to the sport.

In the BWF Council, Li Lingwei sits in the IOC Programme Commission.

Read the full news of here on the IOC website.

Congratulations, Li Lingwei!

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