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The Olympic Committee of Serbia (Serbian: Олимпијски комитет Србије / Olimpijski komitet Srbije) is the National Olympic Committee representing Serbia. It organizes the country's representatives at the Olympic Games and other multisport events.

Olympic Committee of Serbia
Olympic Committee of Serbia logo
Olympic Committee of Serbia logo
Country/Region Serbia
CodeSRB
Created1910; 109 years ago (1910)
Recognized1912
Continental
Association
EOC
HeadquartersBelgrade, Serbia
PresidentBožidar Maljković
Secretary GeneralĐorđe Višacki
Websitewww.oks.org.rs

Members of the committee are 47 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and seventeen members.

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HistoryEdit

 
The Monument of Svetomir Đukić, the founder of Olympic Committee of Serbia, in Valjevo

Serbian Olympic Club (Serbian: Српски олимпијски клуб / Srpski olimpijski klub) was established on February 23, 1910. Major Svetomir Đukić is considered the founder of the Olympic movement in Serbia. In 1912 the Serbian Olympic Club has changed its name to the Olympic Committee of Serbia and that year it was recognized by the IOC. After Creation of Yugoslavia, Yugoslav Olympic Committee (Југословенски олимпијски комитет / Jugoslovenski olimpijski komitet) as created in Zagreb, Croatia in 1919, before moving to Belgrade in 1927. It was recognized by IOC in 1920. After renaming the country FR Yugoslavia to Serbia and Montenegro, it changed its name to the Olympic Committee of Serbia and Montenegro (Олимпијски комитет Србије и Црне Горе / Olimpijski komitet Srbije i Crne Gore). In 2006 Serbia became an independent country after Montenegrin independence referendum, and Olympic Committee of Serbia returns to its original name.[1] Belgrade, the capital of Serbia and Yugoslavia was two times submitted bids to host the Summer Olympic Games. They wanted to organize the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics.

List of presidentsEdit

President Term
Nikodije Stevanović 1910-1919
Franjo Bučar 1919-1927
Dušan Stefanović 1927-1931
Stefan Hadži 1931-1941
Stanko Bloudek 1948-1950
Dušan Korać 1950-1951
Gustav Vlahov 1951-1952
Boris Bakrač 1952-1960
Milijan Neoričić 1960-1964
Zoran Polič 1964-1973
Gojko Sekulovski 1973-1977
Đorđe Peklić 1977-1981
Slobodan Filipović 1981-1982
Azem Vllasi 1982-1983
Zdravko Mutin 1983-1986
Ivan Mećanović 1986-1989
Aleksandar Bakočević 1989-1996
Dragan Kićanović 1996-2005
Philip Zepter 2005
Ivan Ćurković 2005-2009
Vlade Divac 2009-2017
Božidar Maljković 2017–present

IOC membersEdit

Member Term
Svetomir Đukić 1912-1948
Franjo Bučar 1920-1947
Stanko Bloudek 1948-1959
Boris Bakrač 1960-1986
Slobodan Filipović 1987-1995
Borislav Stanković 1988-2005
Nenad Lalović 2015–present

Executive committeeEdit

The 2017-2020 committee of the OCS is represented by:

Member federationsEdit

The Serbian 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 35 Olympic Summer and 7 Winter Sport Federations and five another Sports Federations in Serbia.

Olympic Sport federationsEdit

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Archery Association of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Athletics Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Badminton Association of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Baseball Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Basketball Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Biathlon Union of Serbia Winter Belgrade
Serbian Bob & Skeleton Association Winter Belgrade
Serbian Boxing Federation Summer Belgrade
Serbian Canoe Federation Summer Belgrade
Sport Climbing Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Clay Target Shooting Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
National Curling Association of Serbia Winter Belgrade
Cycling Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Diving Association Summer Belgrade
Federation for Equestrian Sport of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Fencing Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Football Association of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Golf Association of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Gymnastics Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Handball Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Hockey Association Summer Belgrade
Serbian Ice Hockey Association Winter Belgrade
Judo Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Karate Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Luge Association Winter Belgrade
Serbian Rowing Federation Summer Belgrade
Rugby Union of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Sailing Association Summer Belgrade
Serbian Shooting Sport Federation Summer Belgrade
Serbian Skating Association Winter Belgrade
Ski Association of Serbia Winter Belgrade
Softball Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Swimming Federation Summer Belgrade
Synchronized Swimming Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Table Tennis Association of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Taekwondo Association Summer Belgrade
Tennis Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbian Triathlon Union Summer Belgrade
Volleyball Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade
Serbia Water Polo Federation Summer Belgrade
Serbian Weightlifting Federation Summer Belgrade
Wrestling Federation of Serbia Summer Belgrade

Another federationsEdit

National Federation Headquarters
Coaches Association of Serbia Belgrade
Olympians Association of Serbia Belgrade
Paralympic Committee of Serbia Belgrade
Sports Association of Serbia Belgrade
Sports Medicine Association of Serbia Belgrade

AwardsEdit

Decision by the Board, then the Yugoslav Olympic Committee, JOK since 1994. at the end of each calendar year proclaimed the most successful athletes. Initially declared sportswoman and sportsman, and later introduced the award for best the women's team, the men's team, coach, young sportsperson and youth team. The competition includes results from current Olympic sports, also and from Chess Olympiad.

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