Gianni Petrucci

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Giovanni Petrucci (said Gianni) (born 19 July 1945, in Rome) is an Italian sports director.[1] He is the current President of CONI for the fourth consecutive term, that will end after the Games of the XXX Olympiad of 2012. His career took place primarily between the Italian Football Federation (where he was special commissioner of the Italian Referees Association) and the Italian Basketball Federation (of which he was elected president in two consecutive occasions), before becoming on 29 January 1999, President of CONI, succeeding Bruno Grandi in the position in 1999. On 6 May 2009 has been reelected for his fourth consecutive term: he got 55 votes against 24 of the challenger, Franco Chimenti, president of FederGolf.

Petrucci and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi with the Olympic torch

He was Special Commissioner of the FIGC in 2000 – 2001.

On 7 May 2012 he was elected major of San Felice Circeo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CONI: Petrucci nuovo capo dello sport" (in Italian). RaiSport. 29 January 1999. Archived from the original on 16 March 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2011.