Larson and Binstock Elected To FIVB Athletes’ Commission
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 4, 2021 - The FIVB has today
announced the results of the first-ever FIVB Athletes’
Commission Elections with three beach volleyball and two
volleyball athletes elected by more than 400 eligible voters
from all over the world.
The five athletes elected to the Commission are as follows:
Jordan Quinn Larson (USA) – received the highest number of votes
in the Volleyball Women category.
Samuele Papi (ITA) – received the highest number of votes in the
Volleyball Men category.
Madelein Meppelink (NED) - received the highest number of votes
in the Beach Volleyball Women category.
Joshua Binstock (CAN) - received the highest number of votes in
the Beach Volleyball Men category.
Anouk Vergé-Dépré (SUI) - received the highest number of votes
in the Open Choice category.
The voting took place from 25 to 31 January 2021 through a
secure Lumi voting platform with 16 candidates from volleyball
and beach volleyball competing for a place on the Commission for
the upcoming Olympic cycle.
The FIVB Athletes’ Commission will be composed of ten members,
five of which have now been elected by the players.
The remaining five members will be nominated by the FIVB
President and appointed by the FIVB Board of Administration
during its first meeting following the FIVB World Congress.
In addition, the Commission shall have equal gender
representation amongst its membership, and the same number of
representatives from volleyball and beach volleyball.