Mumbai to host IOC session in 2023

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Mumbai was selected as the host of the 2023 International Olympics (IOC) session.

It was selected at the 139th IOC session held at Beijing, China where the 24th winter olympics came to an end on 20 February 2022.  

  • A total of 82 IOC members were eligible for voting, out of which 6 voted for abstention, while 75 members voted yes. Only one vote went against Mumbai as the host of the next IOC Session.

  • This is the second time India will host the IOC session after the 86th session was held in 1983 at New Delhi.

  • The Mumbai session is expected to announce the host of the 2030 winter olympics.

President of the Indian Olympic Association  : Narendra Batra  

President of the International Olympic Committee : Thomas Bach 

Headquarters of IOC : Lussanne , Switzerland 

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