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Swedish Olympic Committee

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOC) (Swedish: Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté (SOK)) is the Swedish National Olympic Committee (NOC). The Swedish Olympic Committee organize the Swedish participation in the Olympics, choose the participants and run the "Elitprogrammet".

Swedish Olympic Committee
Swedish Olympic Committee logo
Swedish Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Sweden
HeadquartersStockholm, Sweden
PresidentMats Årjes
Secretary GeneralGunilla Lindberg
The Swedish Olympic Committee has its offices in one of the towers of the Stockholm Olympic Stadium, the main arena of the 1912 Summer Olympics.

The committee has 35 Olympic national federations members and 12 by the IOC national federations members.


The SOC was founded in 1913 and recognized by International Olympic Committee in the same year.


The Swedish Olympic Committee has had the following presidents

Name Office
Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf 1913–1933
Prince Gustaf Adolf 1933–1947
Prince Bertil 1947–1997
Carl Gustav Anderberg 1997–2000
Stefan Lindeberg 2000–2016
Hans Vestberg 2016–2018
Mats Årjes 2018– present

Notable names of the International Olympic CommitteeEdit

Name Comments Year
Viktor Balck Original member 1894–1921
Sigfrid Edström Former President 1942–1952
Gunilla Lindberg Vice President 2001–2013

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