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Dr Ugur ERDENER

Dr Ugur ERDENER

Ugur ERDENER
Entry in the IOC 2008
Country TUR (Turkey)
Born 25 June 1950
Education
Professor of Ophthalmology – Medical Faculty of Hacettepe University

Career
Associate Professor (1996); Professor of Ophthalmology with specialisation in Oculoplastic Surgery (2001), President and CEO of Hacettepe University Hospitals (2000-2007), Rector of Hacettepe University (2007)


Sports practised
Basketball

Sports career
Athlete in the triple jump and a renowned basketball player

Sports administration
Basketball coach; Chairman of amateur sports disciplines (except football) at Hacettepe University Sports Club; President of the Turkish Archery Federation for 23 years; President of the European and Mediterranean Archery Union (EMAU) (2001-2005); FITA Council member (1995-1999); Vice-President of FITA (1999-2003); 1st Vice-President of FITA (2003-2005); President of FITA (2005-2009), re-elected in 2009; President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey (2011-)

Publications
He has published over 65 articles on ophtalmology in both foreign and domestic journals, and his work has often been cited in medical literature

Awards and distinctions
Many awards in the fields of both medicine and sport; selected as Turkey’s Sportsman of the Year three times

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2014-); Member of the Women and Sport (2010-2014) Commission; Member (2009-2014) then Chair (2014-) of the Medical Commission