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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (center) chats with artist Wu Weishan beside a replica of his sculpture
at the Chinese Academy of Sculpture on Sunday. Bach invited Wu, who is curator of the National Art Museum of China, to create a second replica to place in Olympic Museum Square in Lausanne, Switzerland. Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (not pictured) met with Bach during his visit to China, and both expressed a willingness to bolster cooperation in the buildup to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.