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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has no opponents, as he runs to retain his position for the next term.

The election takes place in March 2021.

His reelection is apparently nothing more than a formality at this time. Apparently over half of the 100 voting IOC members openly supported Bach’s run.

He may retain his position for four more years. The first term was eight years, when he was originally elected in 2013.

His final term would begin after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics close on Aug. 8, 2021.

The 66-year-old Würzburg, Germany native is a doctor of law, which he earned from Würzburg University. The ninth president of the IOC was also an Olympic-level fencer. He earned a gold medal during the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. He also earned bronze, silver and gold in team foil during three different World Championships of Fencing.

Prior to being elected as president of the IOC, he served as president of the German Olympic Sports Confederation