(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
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