Golden 25 -- #16 Zaiqing Yu

(ATR) IOC Vice President from China and Beijing 2022 proponent.

(ATR) Senior IOC member in China and IOC vice president, Yu will be one of the keys to victory for Beijing as it seeks the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Yu, 63, is a member of key commissions such as the coordination commissions for PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020, as well as the Nominations Commission, which helps to shape the future membership of the IOC.

2014 ranking: unranked

The Around the Rings Golden 25, now in its 19th year, is sponsored by EY.

The list spotlights 25 individuals who will have substantial influence on the Olympic Movement in the year ahead. The Golden 25 is compiled by the staff of Around the Rings, the world’s most experienced journalistic team dedicated to covering the Olympics.

The countdown from number 25 began December 20. The number-one position will be announced Jan 1, 2015.

Reported by Ed Hula

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