Giovanni Pellielo, timeless Skeet Shooting champion and Italian flag bearer at Tarragona 2018, was elected to the Athletes Commission of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games. Together with the four-time Olympic medallist the following also joined the body: the Spanish swimmer, Mireia Belmonte (Chair), the Greek gymnast Vassilik Milllousi and the Algerian boxer, Mohamed Flissi. The Commission was created in November 2013 and is composed of 2 men and 2 women to comply with gender equality: the candidates must have participated in at least one of the last 3 Games. Among the ten candidates were - in addition to the Judo Olympic medallist and member of the National Council of CONI, Giulia Quintavalle - Bujas Celan (Croatia, Karate), Soraya Haddad (Algeria, Judo), Marijo Moznik (Croatia, Artistic Gumnastics), Tatar Askari (Turkey, Taekwondo) and Ibrahim Colak (Turkey, Artistic Gymnastics).
Giovanni Pellielo elected to the Athletes Commission of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games