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The Argentine Olympic Committee or COA (Spanish: Comité Olímpico Argentino - COA) is the National Olympic Committee representing Argentine athletes in the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Pan American Games and the South American Games.

Argentine Olympic Committee
Argentine Olympic Committee logo
Argentine Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Argentina
CodeARG
Created1923; 96 years ago (1923)
Recognized1923
Continental
Association
PASO
HeadquartersBuenos Aires, Argentina
PresidentGerardo Werthein
Secretary GeneralMario Moccia
Websitecoarg.org.ar

It is based in Buenos Aires.[1]

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HistoryEdit

The COA was created by the president of Argentina Marcelo T. de Alvear in 1923 and recognized by International Olympic Committee in the same year.[2]

PresidentsEdit

President Term
Pablo Cagnasso 1973-1977
Antonio Rodríguez [es] 1977-2005
Julio Ernesto Cassanello 2005-2008
Alicia Masoni de Morea 2008-2009
Gerardo Werthein 2009-present[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contacto". www.coarg.org.ar (in Spanish).
  2. ^ Majumdar, Boria; Collins, Sandra (2013). Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism. Routledge. p. 12. ISBN 9781317996811.
  3. ^ "Buenos Aires drops out of running for 2023 PanAm Games". Reuters. 22 April 2017.

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