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Mr Alexander ZHUKOV

Mr Alexander ZHUKOV

Alexander ZHUKOV
Entry in the IOC 2013
Country RUS (Russian Federation)
Born 01 June 1956
Education
Economics degree, Moscow State University, Russia (1978); International Business School, Harvard University, United States of America (1991)

Career
Ministry of Finance, USSR (1980 – 1991); Vice-President of the joint-stock company Avtotraktoroexport (1991 – 1993); Deputy of the State Duma of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; Chairman of the Committee on the Budget, Taxes, Banks and Finance, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, (1993 – 2003); Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation (2004 – 2011), First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the sixth convocation (2011 - )

Sports practised
Chess

Sports career
Chess, master of sport

Sports administration
Vice-President of the Russian Chess Federation (1999-2003); President of the Russian Chess Federation (2003-2009); Chairman of the Organising Committee of the promotion of Sochi as the candidate city for the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Games in 2014 (2005-2007); Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the autonomous, non-profit organisation, “Organising committee for the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi” (2007-); President of the Russian Olympic Committee (since 20 May 2010)

Awards and distinctions
The Order of Friendship, the Order of Worship and the Order of Merit for the Fatherland (Russian Federation)

IOC History
Elected as National Olympic Committee President; member of the International Relations Commission (2011-2014), Sport for All (2014-); Chair of the Evaluation Commission for the XXIVes Olympic Winter Games in 2002 (2014-)