MOSCOW, 31 Jul - R-Sport, semen Gal'kevich. Next, the 128-th session of the international Olympic division (IOC) will start its work in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on the last working day of the week. A major item on the agenda will be the election of the capital of winter Olympic Games of 2022, on the right which is claimed Almaty and Beijing.
Beijing in case of victory will become the first city to host both summer and winter Games (the Chinese capital was the venue of the 2008 Olympics). Alma-ATA, the largest city of Kazakhstan, has previously put forward a petition to host the winter Games in 1994 (held in Lillehammer) and 2014 (Sochi) year. Before dropped out of the race for the 2022 Games, withdrawing their bids Oslo (Norway), Stockholm (Sweden), Krakow (Poland) and Lviv (Ukraine).
in addition, the IOC members are expected to choose between Lausanne and Swiss Romanian Brasov - the venue of the winter youth Olympic Games in 2020. Will valaisiana and adopted at the June meeting of the Executive Committee changes in the program of winter Olympic games of 2018 in Pentane. Recall that the program included the following disciplines: mass start speed skating, double mixed in Curling, the team competitions in Alpine skiing and big air (snowboarding).
on Sunday there will be valaisiana on the recognition of South Sudan a full member of the Olympic movement, which will give riders the ability of this state to participate in the Olympic games in 2016. Members of the IOC will assess the implementation adopted at the beginning of winter in Monaco development strategy of the Olympic movement " Agenda-2020 ", the list of 40 recommendations, which have to adjust to the development of Olympism in the near future.
IOC members from Russia are now the head of the Olympic division of the country (ROC) Alexander Zhukov, head of the Russian tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev, four-time Olympic swimming champion Alexander Popov and honorary head of development Department Vitaly Smirnov.
For Smirnov session in Malaysia will be the last. Smirnov, the oldest member of the IOC, in accordance with the Charter of the division, upon reaching the eightieth anniversary obliged to relinquish the range of capabilities of the incumbent member. It is assumed that Smirnov representing the Russian Federation (USSR) in IOC since 1971, will continue the work of the Committee as to the status of honorary member.
128th IOC session will conclude its work on the first day of the week, August 3.