Montenegrin Olympic Committee
The Montenegrin Olympic Committee (Montenegrin: Црногорски олимпијски комитет / Crnogorski olimpijski komitet) is the National Olympic Committee representing Montenegro. It is responsible for promoting the Olympic ideals and for ensuring that Montenegro is represented with athletes at the Olympic Games and other multi-sport events. The committee's president, as of January 2008[update], is Dušan Simonović.
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|Secretary General||Božidar Vuksanović|
Members of the committee are 20 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and sixteen members.
The Montenegrin Olympic Committee was founded in 2006 after Montenegrin independence referendum and recognized by the IOC in 2007.
List of presidentsEdit
- President: Dušan Sinomović
- Vice presidents: Zorica Kovačević, Andrija Popović
- Members: Veselin Barović, Božidar Vuksanović, Momir Đurđevac, Branko Jovanović, Dragan Kopitović, Džemal Ljušković, Vesna Medenica, Boro Mračević, Vanja Mugoša, Cvetko Pajković, Bojana Popović, Dimitrije Rašović, Jovica Rečević, Dragan Samardžić
The Montenegrin 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 19 Olympic Summer and one Winter Sport Federations in Montenegro.
Since 1999, at the end of each calendar year proclaimed the most successful athletes. Initially declared Young Male Athlete, Young Female Athlete, Men's Team and Woman's Team, awards for the Sportsman of the Year were introduced in 2011. The competition includes results from current Olympic sports.