National Olympic Committee of Zambia

The National Olympic Committee of Zambia (IOC code: ZAM) is the National Olympic Committee representing Zambia. It was created in 1951 and recognised by the IOC in 1963.[1]

National Olympic Committee of Zambia
Country/Region Zambia
CodeZAM
Created1951
Recognized1963
HeadquartersLusaka
PresidentAlfred Foloko
Secretary GeneralBoniface Kambikambi
Websitehttp://www.nocz.co.zm/index.php

Zambia made its debut at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Previously, it competed as Northern Rhodesia in 1964 and under the banner of Rhodesia in 1960.[2]

Since 2010, the Committee, in conjunction with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Government of Zambia have operated an Olympic Youth Development Center (OYDC) in Lusaka, Zambia. The center was opened as a pilot project by the IOC and is open to all youth in the country.[3][4]

Presidents of CommitteeEdit

  • present – Mr. Alfred Foloko

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Home > National Olympic Committees > Zambia". Olympic. IOC. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Mexico City Olympic Games Official Report Volume Three 1968" (PDF). Digital Library Collection – Official Olympic Reports. IOC. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Visit - Olympic Youth Development Centre Zambia". Triathlon. International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  4. ^ "IOC inaugurates first Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka, Zambia". International Hockey Federation. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 29 June 2015.