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List of members of the International Olympic Committee

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This is a list of members of the International Olympic Committee. According to the Olympic Charter, the members of the IOC "represent and promote the interests of the IOC and of the Olympic Movement in their countries and in the organisations of the Olympic Movement in which they serve". Currently there are 105 members, 45 honorary members and 2 honour members. Jacques Rogge is the Honorary President.[1]

Current membersEdit

The chairperson of an international organization, who represents an Olympic sport (e.g. the chairman of the athletics IAAF), is represented in the IOC "ex officio" (i.e., because of that position).

Member Country Since Olympic participation
(if any)
Ex officio Notes
Mr Richard W. Pound, QC   Canada 1978 swimming (1960)
Mr Franco Carraro   Italy 1982
Mr Iván Dibós   Peru 1982
HE Mr Pál Schmitt   Hungary 1983 fencing (1968–1976)
HSH the Princess Nora of Liechtenstein   Liechtenstein 1984
HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II   Monaco 1985 bobsleigh (1988–2002)
Ms Anita L. DeFrantz   United States 1986 rowing (1976)
HRH the Princess Royal   Great Britain 1988 equestrianism (1976)
Mr Wu Ching-kuo   Chinese Taipei 1988 Former president of AIBA (boxing)
Mr Willi Kaltschmitt Luján   Guatemala 1988
Mr Richard L. Carrión   Puerto Rico 1990
Mr Denis Oswald    Switzerland 1991 rowing (1968–1976)
Mr Thomas Bach   Germany 1991 fencing (1976) President since 2013[2]
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah   Kuwait 1992 President of the Olympic Council of Asia and Association of National Olympic Committees
Sir Craig Reedie   Great Britain 1994
Sir Austin L. Sealy, KT   Barbados 1994
Dr Robin E. Mitchell   Fiji 1994
Mr Alex Gilady   Israel 1994
Mr Shamil Tarpishchev   Russia 1994
Mr Valeriy Borzov   Ukraine 1994 athletics (1972–1976)
Dr René Fasel    Switzerland 1995 IIHF (Ice Hockey)
Mr Patrick Joseph Hickey   Ireland 1995
Syed Shahid Ali   Pakistan 1996
Mrs Gunilla Lindberg   Sweden 1996
Mr Guy Drut   France 1996 athletics (1972–1976)
HRH The Grand Duke de Luxembourg   Luxembourg 1998
Ms Nawal El Moutawakel   Morocco 1998 athletics (1984)
Mr Ng Ser Miang   Singapore 1998
Mr Samih Moudallal   Syria 1998
Mr Yu Zaiqing   China 2000
Mr John Coates, AC   Australia 2001 Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Summer Olympics
Mr Juan Antonio Samaranch   Spain 2001 Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2022 Winter Olympics
HH Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani   Qatar 2002
Mrs Nicole Hoevertsz   Aruba 2006 synchronised swimming (1984)
Mrs Beatrice Allen   Gambia 2006
Mr Sergey Bubka   Ukraine 2008 athletics (1988–2000)
Prof Uğur Erdener   Turkey 2008 WA (Archery)
HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark   Denmark 2009
Mr Habu Gumel   Nigeria 2009 FIVB (volleyball)
Ms Lydia Nsekera   Burundi 2009
HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein   Jordan 2010
Mrs Marisol Casado   Spain 2010 ITU (triathlon)
Mr José Perurena   Spain 2011 canoeing (1968) ICF (canoeing)
IWGA (World Games)
Dr Gerardo Werthein   Argentina 2011
Mrs Li Lingwei   China 2012
Mr Frank Fredericks   Namibia 2012 athletics (1992–2004)
Baron Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant   Belgium 2012
Ms Aïcha Garad Ali   Djibouti 2012
Ms Danka Barteková   Slovakia 2013 shooting (2008–2016) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr James Tomkins, OAM   Australia 2013 rowing (1992–2008) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe 2013 swimming (2000–2016) Chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Tony Estanguet   France 2013 canoeing (2004–2012) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Octavian Morariu   Romania 2013
Mr Bernard Rajzman   Brazil 2013 volleyball (1976–1984)
Mrs Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski   Philippines 2013
Mr Paul K. Tergat   Kenya 2013 athletics (1996–2004)
Mrs Dagmawit Girmay Berhane   Ethiopia 2013
Mr Stefan Holm   Sweden 2013 athletics (2000–2008) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Poul-Erik Høyer   Denmark 2014 badminton (1992–2000) BWF (badminton)
Ms Hayley Wickenheiser   Canada 2014 ice hockey (1998–2014), softball (2000) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Mamadou D. Ndiaye   Senegal 2015
Mr Nenad Lalović   Serbia 2015 UWW (wrestling)
Mrs Nita Ambani   India 2016
Mrs Sari Essayah   Finland 2016 athletics (1992–1996)
Mr Ivo Ferriani   Italy 2016 bobsleigh (1988) IBSF (Bobsleigh & Skeleton)
Mr Luis Alberto Moreno   Colombia 2016
Ms Auvita Rapilla   Papua New Guinea 2016
Mr Anant Singh   South Africa 2016
Ms Tricia Smith   Canada 2016 rowing (1976–1988)
Mr Karl Stoss   Austria 2016
Ms Britta Heidemann   Germany 2016 fencing (2004–2012) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Ryu Seung-min   South Korea 2016 table tennis (2004–2012) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Dániel Gyurta   Hungary 2016 swimming (2004–2016) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mrs Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia 2016 athletics (2004–2012) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Sarah Walker   New Zealand 2016 cycling BMX (2008–2012) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Baklai Temengil   Palau 2017 Member of the IOC Women in Sport Commission
Mrs Kristin Kloster Aasen   Norway 2017
Mrs Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul   Thailand 2017
Mr Luis Mejía Oviedo   Dominican Republic 2017
Mr Neven Ilic   Chile 2017 Member of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014
Mr Jean-Christophe Rolland   France 2017 rowing (1992–2000) FISA (Rowing) Member of the IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission
Mr Ingmar De Vos   Belgium 2017 FEI (Equestrian)
Mr Jiří Kejval   Czech Republic 2018
Ms Emma Terho   Finland 2018 ice hockey (1998–2010) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Kikkan Randall   United States 2018 cross-country skiing (2018) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Zhang Hong   China 2018 speed skating (2014–2018) Member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Ms Samira Asghari   Afghanistan 2018 Member of the IOC Athletes' Entourage Commission
Mrs Daina Gudzinevičiūtė   Lithuania 2018 shooting (1996–2012)
Mr Camilo Pérez López Moreira   Paraguay 2018
Mrs Felicite Rwemarika   Rwanda 2018
Mr William Frederick Blick   Uganda 2018
HRH Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck   Bhutan 2018
Mr Andrew Parsons   Brazil 2018 IPC (Paralympics)
Mr Morinari Watanabe   Japan 2018 FIG (Gymnastics)
Mr Giovanni Malagò   Italy 2019 President of Organizing Committee of 2026 Winter Olympics
Ms Odette Assembe Engoulou   Cameroon 2019
Ms Filomena Fortes   Cape Verde 2019
Mrs Matlohang Moiloa-Ramoqopo   Lesotho 2019
Mr Tidjane Thiam   Cote d'Ivoire 2019
HE Ms Laura Chinchilla   Costa Rica 2019
Mr Erick Thohir   Indonesia 2019
Mr Spyros Capralos   Greece 2019 water polo (1980–1984)
Mr Mustapha Berraf   Algeria 2019 President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa
Mr Narinder Dhruv Batra   India 2019 IHF (field hockey)
Mr Lee Kee-heung   South Korea 2019
  • Athlete's commission members are elected for eight year terms.

Honorary MembersEdit

Most honorary members are former members who, after finishing their terms of office, are made honorary members.

Member Country Since Honorary since Olympic participation Notes
HM King Constantine   Greece 1963 1974 sailing (1960)
Mr Günther Heinze   Germany 1981 1992 Former president of the National Olympic Committee of the GDR
Ms Flor Isava Fonseca   Venezuela 1981 2002
Mr Niels Holst-Sørensen   Denmark 1977 2002 athletics (1948)
Mr Borislav Stanković   Serbia 1988 2006 Former Secretary General of FIBA (basketball)
HRH the Infanta Doña Pilar de Borbón   Spain 1996 2006
Mr Shagdarjav Magvan   Mongolia 1977 2007
Mr Mustapha Larfaoui   Algeria 1995 2009
Mr Fernando F. Lima Bello   Portugal 1989 2010 sailing (1968–1972)
Mr Walther Tröger   Germany 1989 2010 Former president of the German National Olympic Committee
Mr Tamás Aján   Hungary 2000 2010 President of the IWF (weightlifting)
Ms Manuela Di Centa   Italy 1999 2010 cross-country skiing (1984–1998) Former member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
Mr Kipchoge Keino   Kenya 2000 2011 athletics (1964–1972)
Mr Phillip Walter Coles, AM   Australia 1982 2012 canoeing (1960–1968)
Mr Chiharu Igaya   Japan 1982 2012 alpine skiing (1952–1960)
Prof Arne Ljungqvist   Sweden 1994 2012 athletics (1952)
Mr Antun Vrdoljak   Croatia 1995 2012
Intendant Général Lassana Palenfo   Côte d'Ivoire 2000 2012 Former president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa
Mr Francisco J. Elizalde   Philippines 1985 2013
Mr Carlos Arthur Nuzman   Brazil 2000 2013 volleyball (1964) President of Organizing Committee of 2016 Summer Olympics
HM King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands   Netherlands 1998 2013
Mr Richard Kevan Gosper, AO   Australia 1977 2014 athletics (1956–1960)
Mr Jean-Claude Killy   France 1995 2014 alpine skiing (1964–1968) President of Organizing Committee of 1992 Winter Olympics
Raja Randhir Singh   India 2001 2014 shooting (1968–1984)
HRH Prince Nawaf Bin Faisal Bin Fahad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud   Saudi Arabia 2002 2014
Mr Melitón Sánchez Rivas   Panama 1998 2015
Mr James L. Easton   United States 1994 2015
Mr Patrick S. Chamunda   Zambia 2002 2016
Dr Julio César Maglione   Uruguay 1996 2016 President of FINA (aquatics)
Mr Olegario Vázquez Raña   Mexico 1995 2016 shooting (1964–1976) Former president of the ISSF (shooting)
Mr Toni Khoury   Lebanon 1995 2016
Mr Lambis V. Nikolaou   Greece 1986 2016
Mr Vitaly Smirnov   Russia 1971 2016
Mr Ottavio Cinquanta   Italy 1996 2016 Former president of the ISU (skating)
Mr Alexander Popov   Russia 2000 2016 swimming (1992–2004) Former member of the IOC Athletes' Commission
General Mounir Sabet   Egypt 1998 2017
Mr Timothy Tsun Ting Fok   Hong Kong, China 2001 2017
Mr Issa Hayatou   Cameroon 2001 2017
Mr Gerhard Heiberg   Norway 1994 2017 President of Organizing Committee of 1994 Winter Olympics
Mr Lee Kun-hee   South Korea 1996 2017
Mr Gian-Franco Kasper    Switzerland 2000 2018 President of the FIS (skiing)
HRH Prince Tunku Imran   Malaysia 2006 2019
Mr Mario Pescante   Italy 1994 2019
Mr Sam Ramsamy   South Africa 1995 2019
Mr Chang Ung   North Korea 1996 2019

Honorary PresidentEdit

Member Country Since Honorary Since Olympic participation Notes
Count Jacques Rogge   Belgium 1991 2013 sailing (1968–1976) IOC President (2001–2013)[3]

Honour MembersEdit

Member Country Honour Since
Mr. Henry Kissinger   United States 2000
Mr. Youssoupha Ndiaye   Senegal 2017

Former membersEdit

Original membersEdit

Member Country From Until Notes
Mario Lucchesi-Palli   Italy 1894 1894
Demetrios Vikelas   Greece 1894 1897 President (1894–1896)
Arthur Russell, 2nd Baron Ampthill   Great Britain 1894 1898
Alexei de Butowski   Russian Empire 1894 1900
Leonard A. Cuff   New Zealand 1894 1905
Charles Herbert   Great Britain 1894 1906
José Benjamín Zubiaur   Argentina 1894 1907
Ferenc Kemény   Austria-Hungary 1894 1907 First Secretary (1895–1907)
Ernest Callot   France 1894 1913 Treasurer (1894–1895)
Viktor Balck   Sweden-Norway 1894 1921
William Milligan Sloane   United States 1894 1924
Baron Pierre de Coubertin   France 1894 1925 President (1896–1925)
Jiří Guth-Jarkovský   Bohemia 1894 1943

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IOC Members list
  2. ^ "Home > The IOC > The Organisation: Presidents". Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  3. ^ Coates Becomes Vice President, DeFrantz Joins Executive Board and Rogge Is Honorary President Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine

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