During its meeting held in Paris France, the FIE Executive Committee has elected Mr. YUKI OTA (Japan) as the new FIE Vice President. He joins Donald Anthony (USA) and Anna Pascu (Romania) as the three vice presidents under the presidency of Me. Alisher Usmanov.
Ota will serve until 2020 after replacing Wang Wei (China) who has recently resigned as Vice President of FIE. Yuki Ota was elected member of the FIE Executive Committee in 2016 after serving as president of the FIE Athletes Commission. Ota is popularly known as an accomplished Foilist having been a World and Asian champion in various competitions.
In Asia, Ota is also a part of the FCA Executive Board, and is now an active member of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Organising Committee and the IOC Olympic Channel.