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Nita Ambani, Mukesh Ambani host IOC President Thomas Bach In Indian Traditional Way

Nita Ambani, first woman to be elected as IOC member from India, hosted IOC president Thomas Bach at her residence.

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Oct 11, 2023 17:07 IST
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New Delhi: Nita Ambani, first woman to be elected as International Olympic Committee (IOC) member from India, hosted IOC president Thomas Bach at her residence on Tuesday. Mukesh D. Ambani also accompanied Nita during the event.

Nita Ambani welcomed Bach in an Indian traditional way.

Nita Ambani and Thomas Bach

Nita Ambani and Thomas Bach

The event took place ahead of the 141st IOC Session,which is going to be held in Mumbai. This IOC meeting marks India’s return to hosting the event after a 40-year gap and is an excellent opportunity to showcase the country’s contributions to the Olympic Movement.

The IOC Session in Mumbai offers a platform for international partners to engage with the passionate Indian sports fan base, reaching both grassroots and elite levels. It also presents opportunities for international federations and state entities to organize sports events, invest in top-tier training infrastructure, and nurture sporting talent, ultimately benefiting millions of Indian athletes and the rapidly growing audience of sports enthusiasts in the country’s broadcast and digital market.

Nita Ambani played a significant role in securing the hosting rights for the 2023 IOC Session. The proposal was presented at the 139th IOC Session in 2023, with Nita Ambani leading a delegation. The proposal received overwhelming support with 99 percent of the votes from participating delegates.

First published on: Oct 11, 2023 04:47 PM IST

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