Egyptian Olympic Committee

The Egyptian Olympic Committee (Arabic: اللجنة الأولمبية المصرية‎, abbreviated as EOC) is a non-profit organization serving as the National Olympic Committee of Egypt and a part of the International Olympic Committee.

Egyptian Olympic Committee
Egyptian Olympic Committee logo
Egyptian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Egypt
CodeEGY
Created1910 in Khedivate of Egypt
Recognized1910
Continental
Association
ANOCA
HeadquartersCairo, Egypt
PresidentHesham Mohamed Tawfeq Hatab
Secretary GeneralAlaa Gabr
Websitewww.egyptianolympic.org

HistoryEdit

The Egyptian Olympic Committee was founded during the Khedivate of Egypt on June 13, 1910 in Alexandria by Angelo Bolanaki, first egyptian athlete who participated in international sport competitions outside country. Egypt’ first ever Olympic participation came in the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games with one athlete in fencing. Egypt was the 14th country to join the IOC.[1]

List of presidentsEdit

The following is a list of presidents of the Egyptian Olympic Committee since its creation in 1910.

President Term
Prince Omar Toussoun 1910-1934
Prince Muhammad Abdel Moneim 1934-1938
Prince Ismail Dawood 1938-1946
Muhammed Taher Pasha 1946-1954
Abdel Rahman Amin 1954-1960
Hussein el-Shafei 1960-1962
Muhammad Talaat Khayri 1962-1967
Safei El Din Abou El Ezz 1967-1971
Mostafa Kamal Tolba 1971-1972
Abdel Moneim Wahby 1972-1974
Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed 1974-1978
Abdel Azim Ashry 1978-1985
Abdel Karim Darwish 1985-1990
Mounir Saleh Sabet 1990-1993
Gamal El Din Moukhtar 1993-1996
Mounir Saleh Sabet 1996-2009
Mahmoud Ahmad Ali 2009-2013
Khaled Zein Eldin 2013-2015
Hesham Mohamed Tawfeq Hatab 2015-present

IOC MembersEdit

Member Term
Angelo Bolanaki 1910-1932
Muhammed Taher Pasha 1934-1968
Ahmed El Demerdash Touny 1960-1997
Rania Elwani 2004-2012
Mounir Sabet 1998-2017

Executive committeeEdit

Member federationsEdit

The Egyptian National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 29 Olympic Summer Sport Federations in Egypt.

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Egyptian Archery Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Athletic Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Badminton Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Basketball Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Boxing Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Canoe-Kayak Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Cycling Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Equestrian Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Fencing Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Football Association Summer Cairo
Egyptian Golf Federation Summer New Maadi, Cairo
Egyptian Gymnastics Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Handball Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Hockey Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Judo, Aïkido and Sumo Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egypt Karate Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Rowing Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Sailing and Water - Ski Federation Summer El Manial, Cairo
Egyptian Shooting Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Swimming Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Table Tennis Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Taekwondo Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Tennis Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Triathlon Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Volleyball Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo
Egyptian Weightlifting Federation Summer Cairo
Egyptian Wrestling Federation Summer Nasr City, Cairo

ControversyEdit

At the 2016 Summer Olympics Egyptian judoka Islam El Shahaby refused to shake the hand of Israeli judoka Or Sasson, who had defeated El Shahaby.[2] In August 2016 the Disciplinary Committee of the International Olympic Committee issued a "severe reprimand" to El Shehaby for behavior violating "the rules of fair play and against the spirit of friendship embodied in the Olympic Values", and requested that the Egyptian Olympic Committee in the future make certain that all Egyptian athletes are properly educated as to the Olympic Values before they participate in the Olympic Games.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of Egyptian Olympic Committee on official site
  2. ^ Webster, Andrew (2016-08-13). "Teddy Riner wins Rio judo gold - but Israeli judoka all class in wake of Egypt handshake snub". Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  3. ^ Egyptian judoka sent home over handshake refusal with Israeli - Reuters, 15.08.2016

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