20 décembre 2017

Marie Bochet candidate for the 2018 IPC Athletes’ Council Elections

Following the confirmation of the eligibility of the nominations received for the PyeongChang 2018 IPC Athletes’ Council Elections, seven candidates have been accepted to stand for election for the three winter representative positions among them the French para alpine skier Marie Bochet.


Zsolt Balogh (Hungary) Para alpine skiing

Marie Bochet (France) Para alpine skiing

Rudolf Klemetti (Finland) Para nordic skiing

Claudia Lösch (Austria) Para alpine skiing

Yuanyuan Peng (China) Para nordic skiing

Birgit Røkkum Skarstein (Norway) Para nordic skiing

Witold Skupień (Poland) Para nordic skiing


The IPC Athletes’ Council Elections will take place 7 – 16 March 2018 in the Proud Paralympian area located in the entrance way to the Main Dining Hall. An opportunity to re-emphasize that the participation of all accredited athletes in the voting process is crucial! IPC ask to actively educate athletes on this process and encourage them to cast their vote.

IPC encourage all athletes to participate in the activities offered in the Proud Paralympian area to learn more about the Movement and share their experiences with their fellow athletes.


If Marie Bochet is elected, she will succeed to the French athlete Arnaud Assoumani, who sat for four years (2012 – 2016) on the IPC Athletes’ Council board


Photo credit : G. Picout / CPSF