IOC President Thomas Bach congratulates new ISSF President Vladimir Lisin

68th ISSF General Assembly · Munich, GER

The message of the IOC President was welcomed by the General Assembly’s delegates with a burst of applause

The IOC President Thomas Bach congratulated today the newly elected ISSF President, Vladimir Lisin, who was entrusted by the ISSF General Assembly yesterday, 30 November. 


Bach’s letter reads:


“Dear President, on behalf of the Olympic family I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to you on your election as President of the International Shooting Sport Federation during the ISSF General Assembly held in Munich.”


“Your broad experience in shooting as well as your previous involvement within the ISSF gives you an excellent base for your new responsibilities.”


“The IOC is happy to continue the open dialogue with the ISSF and working closely together in the ongoing implementation process of Olympic Agenda 2020.”


“Looking forward to seeing you again soon and wishing you every success in your new role.”


The message, which was displayed on the screens during day-2 of the ISSF General Assembly in Munich, was received by the delegates with a burst of applause. 

Marco Dalla Dea