Presidents of The International Olympic Committee

Presidents Of The International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee is a corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on 23 June 1894. Its membership consists of the 205 National Olympic Committees. The IOC organizes the modern Olympic Games held in Summer and Winter, every four years.

The IOC Executive Board consists of the President, four Vice-Presidents and ten other members. All members of the IOC Executive Board are elected by the Session, in a secret ballot, by a majority of the votes cast. The IOC Executive Board assumes the general overall responsibility for the administration of the IOC and the management of its affairs. The IOC Session elects, by secret ballot, the IOC President from among its members for a term of eight years renewable once for four years.

Read more about Presidents Of The International Olympic Committee:  Demetrius Vikelas (1894–1896), Pierre De Coubertin (1896–1925), Godefroy De Blonay (1916–1919), Henri De Baillet-Latour (1925–1942), Sigfrid Edström (1942–1952), Avery Brundage (1952–1972), Michael Morris (1972–1980), Juan Antonio Samaranch (1980–2001), Jacques Rogge (2001-present), See Also

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