India wins bid to host 2023 IOC session in Mumbai

India on Saturday won the right to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee's session in Mumbai in an unopposed race, during the 139th IOC Session in Beijing, China.

The Indian delegation comprising Abhinav Bindra, IOC Member Nita Ambani, Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra, and Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur made the presentation to IOC members during the 139th IOC Session.

The country last hosted an IOC session in 1983 in New Delhi. Source: ThePrint

The IOC session is the general meeting of the Members of the IOC. It is the IOC's supreme organ, and its decisions are final.

The IOC has a total of 101 members with voting rights.

In addition to the members, senior Representatives from more than 50 International Sports Federations,, also attend the IOC session.