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Singapore National Olympic Council

The Singapore National Olympic Council, or commonly SNOC, (Chinese: 新加坡国家奥运理事会) is a registered society, recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). SNOC was founded in 1947 as Singapore Olympic and Sports Council (SOSC), and subsequently renamed in 1970. It is also the body responsible for Singapore's representation at the Commonwealth Games.[1]

Singapore National Olympic Council
Singapore National Olympic Council logo
Singapore National Olympic Council logo
Country/Region Singapore
CodeSGP
Created1947
Recognized1948
Continental
Association
OCA
PresidentTan Chuan-Jin
Secretary GeneralChris Chan
Websitewww.singaporeolympics.com

The SNOC has sent athletes to Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, SEA Games, Asian Youth Games, Youth Olympic Games and Olympic Games, with relative success proportionate to the size of the country.

The IOC code for Singapore has change from SIN to SGP in September 2016,and is first used in Danang 2016,Asian Beach Games.[2] The SNOC is currently helmed by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin.

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  1. ^ "Singapore at the Commonwealth Games". Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Singapore to be known as SGP, instead of SIN, at sporting events".

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