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Voight named CEO of International World Games Association

Former USA Cycling chief executive officer Lisa Voight has been hired as the first CEO of the International World Games Association, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The IWGA, an International Olympic Committee-recognized organization formed in 1981, oversees a quadrennial competition for more than 30 non-Olympic sports, such as billiards, orienteering, bowling, handball and rugby. “I’m honored to have been named as the first CEO of the IWGA and I am very much looking forward to this opportunity," Voight said. Voight, who left USA Cycling’s top job last year, is a member of the U.S.

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By VeloNews Interactive

Former USA Cycling chief executive officer Lisa Voight has been hired as the first CEO of the International World Games Association, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The IWGA, an International Olympic Committee-recognized organization formed in 1981, oversees a quadrennial competition for more than 30 non-Olympic sports, such as billiards, orienteering, bowling, handball and rugby.

“I’m honored to have been named as the first CEO of the IWGA and I am very much looking forward to this opportunity,” Voight said.

Voight, who left USA Cycling’s top job last year, is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s executive committee and served as one of 10 members of the USOC’s ethics and governance task force.

The IWGA’s seventh World Games are scheduled for 2005 in Duisberg, Germany.