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Claudia Bokel retains IOC board seat

Updated: February 4, 2014, 9:59 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Claudia Bokel has retained her seat on the International Olympic Committee's executive board representing athletes.

The IOC says Bokel won re-election to chair its athletes' commission for a further two years.

Like IOC president Thomas Bach, Bokel is an Olympic medal-winning fencer from Germany. She won silver in team epee at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

The IOC says Angela Ruggiero of the United States, a four-time ice hockey medalist, was elected as vice chair ...

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