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Former Rivals Throw Support Behind Newly-Elected IOC President Thomas Bach

  • Aired: 1/10/2013
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Newly-elected International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach received an outpouring of support from former rivals, IOC members and the outgoing president on Tuesday (September 10) as he assumed his new position. Outgoing President Jacques Rogge left the ceremony appointing a new leader to a round of applause after 12 years at the helm. He spoke confidently about Bach. 'I wish he will be successful at the challenges he has to face in the future. He will do a very good job,' he said.

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