Hangzhou, China, September 11, 2023: The Olympic Council of Asia has announced the six voting stations to be used for the Athletes’ Committee elections during the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
As well as the main Athletes’ Village in Hangzhou, there will also be a voting station at the five athletes sub villages in the co-host cities of Tonglu, Chun’an, Ningbo, Jinhua and Wenzhou.
The voting period is from September 18 to October 6, and the result of the elections will be announced by the OCA on October 7 – one day before the closing ceremony.
The OCA has received 26 nominations for 10 places on the Athletes’ Committee. One female and one male athlete from each of the five OCA zones will be elected to the OCA Athletes’ Committee in the first such election in OCA history.
The OCA is urging athletes to vote. “Exercise your power and have your say during the 19th Asian Games. Your vote speaks volumes, athletes. Make your voice heard,” the OCA said in a social media post.