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Entry in the IOC 1995
Country SUI (Switzerland)
Born 06 February 1950
University of Fribourg; University of Bern; Diploma in dentistry (1977); Doctor of Dentistery, University of Barcelona (2008)

Sports practised
Ice hockey, football

Sports career
Ice-hockey player for Fribourg Gottéron (1960-1972)

Sports administration
Ice-hockey referee (international licence) (1972-1982); Chairman of the Swiss Ice-Hockey League (LSHG) referees’ commission (1982-1985); Central President of the LSHG (1985-1994); member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Council (1986); President of the IIHF (1994-); member of the Swiss Olympic Association (1992); President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) (2002-2014)

IOC History
Elected as President of an International Federation; Member of the Executive Board (2008-); Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 in Vancouver (2003-2010); member as IF representative of the following Commissions: Olympic Movement (1994-1999), Coordination for the XX Olympic Winter Games in 2006 in Turin (2000-2006); member of the following Commissions: Marketing (1995-), Coordination for the XIX Olympic Winter Games in 2002 in Salt Lake City (1996-2002); “CIO 2000” (1999), Medical (2000-2015), 2009 Congress (2006-2008), Coordination for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi (2007-2014), Coordination for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 in PeyongChang (2011-), Coordination for the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2016 in Lillehammer (2012-), Medical and Scientific (2015-); Doctoral thesis “Analysis of oral pathology and therapeutic dental services performed in the Olympic Games to improve oral and dental care for athletes” (2008)