Natalie Galea to Represent Judo at the IOC International Athletes’ Forum


Australian Natalie Galea will represent the IJF Athletes Commission at the 8th IOC International Athletes’ Forum and the IOC Athlete Career Programme in Lausanne, Switzerland from the 11-14 November 2017. During the Forum, athlete representatives will come together from International Federations, the Association of National Olympic Committees, Organising Committees for the Olympic Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency, the World Olympians Association and the International Paralympic Committee.

The Forum will be presented with the IOC Athletes Commission Olympic Agenda 2020 strategy, that aims to strengthen its support to athletes. In addition, the Charter of Athlete Rights and Responsibilities and other important topics such as doping, gender, match fixing, organised crime in sport will be discussed.

“It is a privilege to be asked to represent the IJF Athletes Commission at the IOC Athletes Commission and to represent judo athletes from around the world, including Oceania and Australia, at this Forum,” said Galea, who adds, “You can follow the IOC Athletes Commission Forum on Twitter with the #Athlete365.”