Japan Olympic Committee, JOC, newly established JOC Athlete Committee and six members are elected to the committee by Olympic athletes for a term of four years.
Ai Ueda (Perrier, Green Tower, Bridgestone, Inage Inter) from Triathlon won the election.
To be qualified as a candidate for the member, athletes have to be represented at the last two Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, London Olympic Games.
Comments from Ai: Thank you very much for your support. I feel the weight of responsibility for the role. In cooperation with the other elected members, I will try interacting with all athletes and create a better environment.
Ai Ueda - Triathlon
Daichi Sawano - Athletics
Kenta Chida - Fencing
Hiroshi Nakano - Boat
Chiharu Nakamura - Rugby
Takeshi Matsuda - Swimming
Announcement of the result:
Ai Ueda profile: