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Mr Alexander POPOV

Mr Alexander POPOV

Alexander POPOV
Entry in the IOC 2008
Country RUS (Russian Federation)
Born 16 November 1971
Education
Bachelor and Master in Sport Coaching; MBA Banking and Finance; Law degree

Sports practised
Swimming

Sports career
Participated in four editions of the Games of the Olympiad: XXV Olympiad in Barcelona in 1992 (gold medal in 50 m and 100 m freestyle, silver medal in 4x100 m freestyle and 4x100 m medley), XXVI Olympiad in Atlanta in 1996 (gold medal in 50 m and 100 m freestyle, silver medal in 4x100 m freestyle and 4x100 m medley), XXVII Olympiad in Sydney in 2000 (silver medal in 100 m freestyle); XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004; World Champion

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Athletes’ (1996-), ’IOC 2000’ (1999), Athletes’ representative within the Sport For All Commission (1996-2004), Evaluation of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009), Marketing (2009-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 (2010-); Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014 (2010-)