Fencer on swords, the silver medallist in 2012 and 2016 Sophia the Great became the Chairman of the Commission of sportsmen of the Russian Olympic Committee, reports R-Sport.
Earlier this post was held by honored master of sports in synchronised swimming, triple Olympic champion Olga Brusnikina.
Great was elected head of the Commission in the course of voting at the meeting in the framework of the national forum of athletes. Her deputies are Andrey Moiseev and Ekaterina Gamova.
The athletes Commission – a collegial Advisory body. Develops proposals for priority areas of statutory activities of the ROC in support of athletes.