Decathlete Erki Nool to run for Estonian Olympic Committee presidency ({{commentsTotal}})

Estonian Olympic winner and politician Erki Nool officially announced he’ll run for President of the Estonian Olympic Committee, Postimees reported on Friday.

"I hereby announce that I am running for the post of the Estonian Olympic Committee president. I base my candidacy on my deep love for sport, but also a long and productive athletic career as well as my work in international governing bodies of sport, including on the European Olympic Committee's Athletes Commission and Medical Commission, and as a member of the European Athletics Development Committee," Nool said.

He added that he had organized an international competition for 12 years, and headed a sports school for 18 years.

Cool is a member of the Riigikogu for IRL. In the past, he also held positions on the Estonian Olympic Committee.

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