Lausanne, 27 August 2022 - The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) announced that HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani is the only candidate for the position of First Vice President of ANOC for the new term 2022/2026.
In a statement, the Olympic Council of Asia said that its candidate for the position of ANOC Vice President for Asia for 2022/2024, HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani is also a candidate for the position of First Vice President.
According to the ANOC constitution, the Continental Olympic Councils must confirm, within a 60-day maximum period before the convening of the ANOC General Assembly, whether their candidate will run for the position of First Vice President.
The elections for ANOC's president and first vice president will be held at the 26th General Assembly scheduled in Seoul from Oct. 19 to 21, 2022.
ANOC's current acting president, Robin Mitchell, president of the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC), is the only candidate for the presidency of the ANOC.