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ISA PRESIDENT FERNANDO AGUERRE OFFERS FULL SUPPORT TO IOC’S AGENDA 2020 PROPOSALS TO REFORM THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT AND THE SPORTS PROGRAMME OF THE GAMES

Fernando Aguerre, President of the International Surfing Association (ISA), has offered his full support to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Agenda 2020 proposals to reform the Olympic Movement.

The IOC published on November 18th a set of 40 recommended changes that would shape the future direction of the Olympic environment and the management of the Games – to be voted on by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco in December 2014.

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ISA President Fernando Aguerre with IOC President Thomas Bach during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Aguerre has offered his full support to the IOC’s Agenda 2020 proposals to reform the Olympic Movement

The IOC’s Agenda 2020 recommendations include moving from a sport-based to an event-based programme and ensuring greater gender equality at the Olympic Games.

Fernando Aguerre, said: “Under the strong leadership of President Bach, we are excited about the spirit of change and innovation being embraced by the IOC within Agenda 2020.  We encourage and support the IOC President and membership in considering these important proposals. They represent real progress for the Olympic Movement and provide exciting new direction which we embrace.

“As President of the ISA, I see this as a very positive step for the Olympic Movement and I look forward to the IOC’s ongoing efforts to evolve the Olympic Games to generate even greater appeal and attract many more fans into sport. I wish to thank President Bach for his vision in leading the way in the Agenda 2020 process.

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Via International Surfing Association