Golden 25: #23 -- Philippines IOC Member Ascending

(ATR) One of the "youngsters" on the IOC -- Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski -- is poised to gain influence. 

(ATR) A member of the IOC class of 2013 when she was 39, Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski potentially serves until 2044.

The possibility of a long IOC career puts this TV presenter in line for leadership positions.

Currently she serves on the IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo and Paris, both prestige assignments. She is also a member of the Women’s and Communications Commissions.

She is a former equestrian athlete and has been a member of the Olympic Council of Asia Athletes Commission since 2011.

The Around the Rings Golden 25 is the annual survey of individuals who will have the most influence for the Olympic Movement in the year ahead. First published in 1997, this is the 22nd edition.

Reported by Ed Hula.