Golden 25 -- #24 Ugur Erdener

(ATR) Ugur Erdener, IOC member, federation leader, Turkish National Olympic Committee president ...

(ATR)Turkish National Olympic Committee president will be involved in the decision on whether Istanbul makes a new Olympic bid.

The only physician member of the IOC, he chairs the medical commission, which may be dealing with the aftermath of new doping scandals.

Erdener, 64, is president of the World Archery Federation.

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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