Foto: Thomas Kettner
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Britta Heidemann was elected with the most votes of the Olympic athletes as one of four new representatives in the Athletes Commission of the IOC. As part of the closing ceremony of the Games of Rio, the new athlete representatives were presented. Britta Heidemann has now the honor to work for eight years as athlete representative and member of the IOC for the interests of the athletes. The members of the German Athletes' Commission in DOSB congratulated Britta Heidemann: "We thank Britta for her tireless campaigning in the Olympic Village."
Britta Heidemann looks forward and thanked the athletes: "I am very glad to get so many athletes votes and am thankful for the confidence that has been given to represent your interests in the next few years. The last three weeks have been very intense and rewarding, because I have met countless athletes. Thank you and I hope that I will represent the athletes well! "
Impressions of encounters in Rio de Jainero:
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