Thomas Bach has been re-elected for an additional four-year term as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the 137th Session of the IOC, which was held virtually on March 10. The 67-year-old former fencer and Olympic champion received 93 yes votes out of the 94 valid votes. Bach won gold with the German foil fencing team at the Olympic Games in Montreal in 1976, plus two gold medals with the German foil fencing team at the World Championships in Montreal in 1976 and in Buenos Aires in 1977. He was elected IOC president for a first eight-year term at the IOC Session in 2013 in Buenos Aires. His second term, which will start immediately after Tokyo 2020, will end in 2025. Prior to becoming the IOC president, Bach sat on the IOC executive board from 1996 to 2013. He also served as IOC vice-president from 2000 to 2004, 2006 to 2010 and 2010 until his election as IOC president in September 2013.