Grand Duke Henri is participating in the 125th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session

Grand Duke Henri, as a member of the IOC, is taking part in the 125th IOC session, held in the capital of Argentina from 7 to 10 September.

The ninth President in the 119-year history of the International Olympic Committee is set to be elected this Tuesday, 10 September, the final day of the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Vying to succeed current President Jacques Rogge, whose 12-year term in office ends with the closing of the Session, are six candidates.

The International Olympic Committee today awarded the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020 to Tokyo, which was chosen over fellow Candidate Cities Istanbul and Madrid after two rounds of voting.