Lindberg to lead IOC panel for 2018 Winter Games
Swedish Olympic official Gunilla Lindberg will head the IOC
panel monitoring preparations for the 2018 Winter Games in
Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The International Olympic Committee announced Friday that
Lindberg will chair the 11-person coordination commission for
Pyeongchang. The South Korean resort was awarded the games last
month, beating bids from Munich and Annecy, France.
Lindberg led the IOC’s evaluation commission which assessed the
three bids and will rejoin the IOC executive board at the end of
the month. She has been an IOC member since 1996 and served as an
IOC vice president from 2004-08. She is secretary general of the
Association of National Olympic Committees.
Other members of the coordination panel include American IOC
athletes’ member Angela Ruggiero, Japan’s Olympic Committee
president Tsunekazu Takeda and Danish member Crown Prince