the announcement last December of Innsbruck as the host city for the
first Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012, the International Olympic
Committee (IOC) today announced the composition of the Coordination
Coordination Commission includes representatives from the IOC and the
Olympic Movement who will monitor preparations for the Youth Olympic
Games and guide the Innsbruck Organising Committee over the next
composition is as follows:
Gian Franco Kasper (SUI)
(in alphabetical order)
Ottavio Cinquanta (ITA)
Janko Dvorsak (SLO)
Victor Khotochkin (RUS)
Rebecca Scott (CAN)
Robert Storey (CAN)
Pernilla Wiberg (SWE)
Director for the Commission
Gilbert Felli, (SUI) IOC Olympic Games Executive Director
President Jacques Rogge and Coordination Commission Chairman, Gian
Franco Kasper, together with Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert
Felli and the Head of the Youth Olympic Games, Essar Gabriel, visited
Innsbruck in January. The IOC and Innsbruck Organising Committee will
continue working closely together in the lead up to the staging of
the first Winter Youth Olympic Games.
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