Carlos Arthur Nuzman
Carlos Arthur Nuzman (born March 17, 1942 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian lawyer and a former volleyball player, having competed professionally from 1957 to 1972 and represented the national team between 1962 and 1968. Nuzman was part of the first Brazilian male volleyball team at the 1964 Summer Olympics, when the sport debuted at the Olympic Games.
|Carlos Arthur Nuzman
|President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee|
|Preceded by||André Gustavo Richer|
|President of the South American Sports Organization|
|Preceded by||Antonio Rodríguez|
|President of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation|
|Preceded by||Roberto Moreira Calçada|
|Succeeded by||Ary Graça Filho|
|President of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016|
|Leader||Jacques Rogge (2012–13)
Thomas Bach (2013–16)
|Preceded by||Sebastian Coe|
|Succeeded by||Yoshirō Mori|
17 March 1942 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
He was president of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV) for twenty years (1975–1995), a period where the national teams excelled at international level. Since 1995, Nuzman is the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).
Nuzman is currently serving as the head of the Rio de Janeiro Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games. He was also the leader of the successful Rio de Janeiro bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was inducted into the United States Volleyball Hall of Fame in 2007.
|President of Organizing Committee for Summer Olympic Games