Ugur Erdener (ATR)
(ATR) Turkish National Olympic Committee president will be involved in the decision on whether Istanbul makes a new Olympic bid.
The only physician member of the IOC, he chairs the medical commission, which may be dealing with the aftermath of new doping scandals.
Erdener, 64, is president of the World Archery Federation.
2014 ranking: unranked
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