Colombian Olympic Committee

The Colombian Olympic Committee or COC (Spanish: Comité Olímpico Colombiano – COC) is the governing Olympic body of Colombia. Its mission is the coordination of efforts to protect the Olympic movement and consolidate its development, compliance with the rules of the Olympic Charter and promote the preparation, selection and participation of athletes in the Olympic Games and other national and international competitions.

Colombian Olympic Committee
Colombian Olympic Committee logo
Colombian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Colombia
CodeCOL
Created3 July 1936
Recognized1948
Continental
Association
PASO
HeadquartersBogota, Colombia
PresidentBaltazar Medina[1]
Secretary GeneralCiro Solano Hurtado
Websitewww.coc.org.co

The Colombian Olympic Committee is headquartered in Bogotá, Colombia.

HistoryEdit

The Colombian Olympic Committee was created 3 July 1936 and recognized by the IOC in 1948.[2]

List of presidentsEdit

The following is a list of presidents of the COC:[3]

Period President
1936-1937 Julio Gerlein Comelín
1937-1942 Alberto Narino Cheyne
1942-1946 Gregorio Obregón
1946-1947 Humberto Chica Pinzón
1947-1952 Leopoldo Uribe
1952-1953 Enrique Gomez Hurtado
1953-1954 Carlos Castillo
1954-1957 Colonel Guillermo Padilla Manrique
1957-1958 Helbert Liebisch
1959-1975 Mario García and García
1975-1979 Humberto Chica Pinzón
1979-1989 Fidel Mendoza Carrasquilla
1989-1997 Jorge Herrera Barona
1997-2009 Andres Botero Philisbourne
2009-present Baltazar Medina

Executive committeeEdit

The committee of the COC is represented by:[4]

Associated federationsEdit

  • Underwater activities
  • Chess
  • Archers
  • Athletics
  • Motor racing
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Billiards
  • Bolus
  • Boxing
  • Bridge
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Coleus
  • Aerial sports
  • Armed forces Sports
  • Sports mountain climbing
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Water-ski
  • Football
  • Football lounge
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Judo
  • Karate-do
  • Karts
  • Weight lifting
  • Fight
  • Motorcycle
  • Jet skiing
  • Swimming
  • Orientation
  • Ice skating
  • Paralympic
  • Squash
  • Softball
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Yew
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Shooting and hunting
  • Candle
  • Volleyball

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baltazar Medina y su equipo reelegidos en el Comité Olímpico Colombiano". COC (in Spanish). 13 March 2017.
  2. ^ History of Colombian Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Presidents of the COC
  4. ^ Executive committee

External linksEdit