Who was the first president of International Olympic Committee?
After supporting the Athens candidature to stage the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, Vikélas was appointed as the first International Olympic Committee (IOC) President by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who had stipulated in the regulations at the time that the President should be chosen from the country where the next …
Where is the head of International Olympic Committee?
The IOC headquarters have been in Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva, since 1915. It was Pierre de Coubertin who chose this city.
Who is the president of International Olympic Committee?
Who was the second president of the International Olympic Committee?
Presidents of the International Olympic Committee since 1894
|1894 – 1896||1. President:||Demetrios Vikelas (Greece)|
|1896 – 1925||2. President:||Baron Pierre de Coubertin (France)|
|1925 – 1942||3. President:||Henri de Baillet-Latour (Begium)|
|1946 – 1952||4. President:||Sigrid Edström (Sweden)|
|1952 – 1972||5. President:||Avery Brundage (USA)|
Where is 2024 Olympics held?
What is the role of the International Olympic Committee?
Its role is to supervise, support and monitor the organisation of the Games; ensure that they run smoothly; and make sure that the rules of the Olympic Charter are respected.