The International Olympic Committee is not allowed to change the name of the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee.

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The International Olympic Committee is not allowed to change the name of the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee.

2018-11-19 20:25:10 157 ℃

The International Olympic Committee, through the Deputy Executive Director and Minister of State Relations, Pierre Milo, sent a letter to the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee Chairman Lin Hongdao and the "Sports Director" Gao Junxiong for the third time. "Expressing serious concerns. The move was seen by the media on the island as the "ultimatum wanted" before the election on the 24th.

According to Taiwan’s United News Network on the 18th, the International Olympic Committee said in the letter that it will not interfere with the Taiwan election process, but to avoid unnecessary expectations and speculation, the International Olympic Committee "I hope to take this opportunity to reiterate that under the Olympic Charter, the jurisdiction of the aforementioned proposal is owned by the International Olympic Committee." Previously, the IOC Executive Committee studied the case at the Lausanne meeting from May 2 to 3 this year and decided to confirm the position again. The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee was not approved to change its name. Therefore, the Lausanne Agreement signed in 1981 remains unchanged and fully effective.

Figure from Taiwan Media

The International Olympic Committee said that In the above situation, any attempt to over-stress the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee and violate the Lausanne Agreement / conduct violations of the decisions of the IOC Executive Committee will be regarded as "intervention" and will expose the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee. Protective measures for such cases in the Olympic Charter. According to this regulation, the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee faces measures including suspension or withdrawal of recognition of it. According to the joint news network, the International Olympic Committee used to send a letter to the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee. The situation was directly sent to the "Sports Director" Gao Junxiong in the week before the "referendum". The outside world Both regard this letter as "ultimatum."

< Strong>International Olympic Committee letter map from Taiwan media

In this regard, Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee Secretary Shen Yiting said on the 18th that he hopes the outside world can pay attention to the seriousness of this matter. Zeng Mingzong, secretary of the Kuomintang "Legislative Yuan" party group, called for "politics to politics and sports to sports". Do not use the "independence" dispute to interfere with the future development of Taiwan athletes in the international arena and make Taiwan "an orphan of the international sports world." "Legislative Committee" Lai Shizhen said that "the East Olympics is a referendum" is equivalent to taking Taiwan players' future participation rights as a political bet. The United Daily News said that the International Olympic Committee has repeatedly sent a letter warning that if Taiwan wants to use the "referendum name", it will be equivalent to abandoning the membership of the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee. It will be the catastrophe of the Taiwan sports community and the whole people. Tsunami is more serious than losing three or five "states of diplomatic relations."

Tsai Ing-wen and Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee Chairman Lin Hongdao from Taiwan Media< /strong>

The newspaper’s special correspondent in Taipei, Yu Yu