In a video produced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), athletes are calling on world leaders and decision-makers to ensure free and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. The call comes a few weeks before the start of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, which will take place from 4 to 20 February.
Launched today, the video features more than 20 Olympians and Paralympians from all corners of the world.
These include Olympic champions Federica Pellegrini (swimming, Italy) and Seung-min Ryu (table tennis, South Korea), three-time Olympic medallist Pau Gasol (basketball, Spain), two-time Olympic medallist Maja Martyna WÅ‚oszczowska (cycling, Poland), and Humphrey Kayange (rugby, Kenya), who are all members of the IOC Athletesâ€™ Commission.See IOC
Olympians and Paralympians Call on World Leaders to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines | IOC