FINA Communication Department

Retired swimming star and two-time Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe, the incoming chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission, was unanimously elected to the IOC Executive Board in PeyongChang, Korea, where the Winter Olympic Games came to an end on Sunday February 25.retired

Coventry's election to the Executive Board is a reflection of the importance of aquatic sports within the Olympic Movement and FINA is excited to see that aquatic sports will have a strong voice within the most powerful instance of the IOC.

The FINA Family wishes Kirsty Coventry all the best in her new venture and good luck with her new responsibilities.