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Bokel When vote in Weimar clearly beaten
Thomas Weikert is the new president of the crisis-shaken German Olympic Sports Association. With 361 to 56 votes, the 60-year-old lawyer at the DOSB General Assembly on Saturday in Weimar prevailed clearly against the German fencing president Claudia Bokel. The former table tennis world president Weikert sees the succession of Alfons Hörmann at the top of the roof organization of the sport with around 27 million members and 90,000 clubs.
"I'm a bit overwhelmed. Now we'll start it together and then we'll get ahead. Thanks also to Claudia, I do not want to do without your expertise," said Weikert after his choice.
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"The dark suit must often serve as alienation of sporting functions from the base. I want to change that," said weikert at his imagination speech. He wool team captain of a strong team with transparency, openness and many, right course: "Give me and give us the chance that we often wear suit, but always think jersey."
Man of Compensation
The family lawyer from the Hessian Limburg on the Lahn is considered a man of compensation, which seeks "consensual solutions" and thus the ideal cast is for the top job. "This is my style, that was in the German table tennis federal government, so it has been in the World Association ITTF, but also in other life," said Weikert. Already in 2018 he was talked as a DOSB boss when a series of top associations tested the uprising against Hörmann and defend themselves about his dealings and behavior.
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The controversial Hörmann had drawn the consequence of the affair by an anonymous employee letter and dispensed with a candidacy after eight years. In the letter, he and the DOSB leadership were kept to have created a "culture of anxiety" in the house of the sport in Frankfurt / Main.
was tightened by the crisis by lawyer's letters on behalf of him and the board member Veronika Rücker to the ex board member Karin Fehres. She was suspected as an autheber of Anonymous writing and threatened with criminal complaint and civil suit. Fehres rejected the allegations decidedly.
Hörmann's theory: Victims of an intrigue
of the Economic Manager Hörmann was not traveled to Weimar because of the consequences of a corona infection on medical advice, stated in an interview with the "Allgäu Zeitung" (Saturday) but further his theory to have become victims of an intrigue . Extensive instructions would prove "that it is a very targeted overthrow on the entire tip of the DOSB," he said.
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as a voluntary number one in the DOSB will have all the hands full. Peace, rest and trust in the umbrella organization should be in the first place. What is needed are a clever corona management, repairing the relationship with the international Olympic committee, corrections on the top sports system - even in dialogue with the new federal government on the sports issues fixed in the coalition agreement.
traffic light coalition "first encouraging"
"that is encouraging first," said the ideas of the traffic light coalition of SPD, FDP and green, but emphasized: "It is clear that politics should not proceed on one side and vice versa the DOSB is not. Man This must develop together. " Despite the mountain of challenges, he goes without fear to the work. "I have respect, yes," he said. But finally, "do not start at zero."
Claudia Bokel, since 2016 President of the German Fechter-Confederation, renounced the presence in Weimar and only switched on digital. The decision not to present himself personally, to dispense with any election campaign, first of all public support to announce support and then candidate themselves, of the former degeneration champion has liked to cost many sympathies and voices.
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