Olympic Committee of North Macedonia

The Olympic Committee of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Олимписки комитет на Северна Македонија) is the National Olympic Committee of North Macedonia. Members of the committee are 26 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and four members.

Olympic Committee of North Macedonia
Olympic Committee of North Macedonia logo
Olympic Committee of North Macedonia logo
Country/Region North Macedonia
CodeMKD
Created1992
Recognized1993
Continental
Association
EOC
HeadquartersSkopje, North Macedonia
PresidentVasil Tupurkovski
Secretary GeneralSasho Popovski
Websitewww.mok.org.mk

It is based in the country's capital, Skopje.

HistoryEdit

The Olympic Committee of North Macedonia was founded as the Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in 1992 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1993 reflecting the disputed status of its country's official name. In March 2019. the IOC approved its name change to the Olympic Committee of North Macedonia.[1]

List of presidentsEdit

President Term
Vasil Tupurkovski 1992-present

Assignments and aimsEdit

The Committee aims to develop the sport activity and sport education in North Macedonia. It also works to spread the Olympism and to interest the young people in the value of the sport and the Olympic Games. The main assignments and aims of the Committee are:

  • The preparation and participation of athletes from the Republic of Macedonia in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
  • The development and spreading of the Olympic Movement in North Macedonia.
  • To spread the ground principles of the Olympism throughout the country using activities and programs which integrate with the educative and cultural life of the people.
  • The development of the most popular sports at the highest levels.
  • The development of international cooperation in the realm of sports.
  • To carry out activities which combat discrimination and racism.

Executive committeeEdit

Member federationsEdit

The 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 23 Olympic Summer and three Winter Sport Federations in North Macedonia.

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Athletic Federation of Macedonia Summer Skopje
Macedonian Badminton Federation Summer Skopje
Basketball Federation of North Macedonia Summer Skopje
Macedonian Boxing Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Canoe Federation Summer Skopje
Cycling Federation of Macedonia Summer Skopje
Macedonian Equestrian Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Fencing Federation Summer Skopje
Football Federation of North Macedonia Summer Skopje
Macedonian Gymnastics Federation Summer Bitola
Macedonian Handball Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Ice Hockey Federation Winter Skopje
Judo Federation of Macedonia Summer Skopje
Karate Federation of Macedonia Summer Skopje
Macedonian Sailing Federation Summer Ohrid
Skating Federation of Macedonia Winter Skopje
Ski Federation of Macedonia Winter Skopje
Macedonian Sport Climbing Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Sport Shooting Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Swimming Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Table Tennis Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Taekwondo Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Tennis Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Triathlon Federation Summer Skopje
Macedonian Volleyball Federation Summer Skopje
Wrestling Federation of Macedonia Summer Skopje

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IOC approve name change to North Macedonia National Olympic Committee". insidethegames.biz.

External linksEdit