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HM King CONSTANTINE

HM King CONSTANTINE

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Entry in the IOC 1963
Country GRE (Greece)
Born 02 June 1940, ATHENES
Education
Anavryta School in Athens; Graduate of three military academies; Faculty of Law at the University of Athens; postgraduate studies in modern European History at Cambridge University

Sports practised
Sailing

Sports career
Olympic sailing champion (Dragon) at the Games of the XVII Olympiad in Rome in 1960; winner of various sailing contests in Greece and abroad

Sports administration
Honorary president of the NOC; Honorary President of the International Olympic Academy; Honorary President of the Royal Greek Yachting Association; Honorary President of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF); Patron of the “Pwllheli” Sailing Club, the Gstaad Sailing Club and the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM)

Other activities
Founder (1966), Patron and President of “Round Square”, an international group of more than 72 schools from the five continents; Founder (1980) of the Hellenic College of London

Awards and distinctions
International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Beppe Croce Trophy (2010)

IOC History
Member of the IOC from 1963 to 1974; Honorary Member since 1974; member of the Commission for the International Olympic Academy (1967-1973)