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Four Moroccans at IOC commissions

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Morocco will be represented by four members at the commissions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

President of the Royal Moroccan Volleyball Federation, Bouchra Hajij, will sit on the Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission, while the former Moroccan athlete Hicham El Guerrouj has been appointed member at the Athletes' Entourage Commission, IOC said in a press release.

Vice-President of the Moroccan National Olympic Committee, Kamal Lahou, has been appointed member of the Marketing Commission.

The 2020 IOC commissions’ composition, which is established by the IOC President working closely with the IOC Executive Board, also includes the appointment of Nawal El Moutawakel who will be a member of four commissions.

Member of the IOC Executive Board since 1997, the Moroccan has been appointed member of the commissions of Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, Communication, Coordination for the 4th Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 and Coordination for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad in Los Angeles 2028.

The composition has once again shown a year-on-year progression towards gender equality, with 47.7% of positions across the 30 commissions now held by women, against 45.4% in 2019.

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