Gou Zhongwen Appointed COC President

January 4, 2017

The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) has appointed Gou Zhongwen as its new President. 

Former President Liu Peng, order who had been in the role since 2005, cheap will take over as honorary Chairman of the COC.

Gou reflected that China must take full advantage of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022, with his appointment following news that former COC Vice-President Xiao Tan has been jailed for over a decade on bribery charges.