Argentine Olympic Committee

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
Country/Region Argentina
CodeARG
Created1923; 98 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]

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). Archived from the original on 2015-08-22. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
  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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