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Mr Carlos Arthur NUZMAN

Mr Carlos Arthur NUZMAN

Carlos Arthur NUZMAN
Entry in the IOC 2000
Country BRA (Brazil)
Born 17 March 1942

Lawyer, owner of a private law office; owner of a real estate company (1970-); member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section (1968-1970); member of the Board of Directors of the Rio de Janeiro City Strategic Plan (1994-2001) and of the National Sports Council of Brazil (2002-2008)

Sports practised
Volleyball, swimming, tennis, golf, football

Sports career
Participated in the volleyball event in the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964 and at the World Championships in USSR in 1962 and in Czechoslovakia in 1966

Sports administration
President of the NOC (1995-) and of the ANOC Sports Venues Commission (1999-2004); member of the PASO Executive Board (1998-); member of the PASO Board of Administration (1975-1998); Executive Vice-President (1984-1998) then Honorary Vice-President (1998-) of the FIVB; Honorary President of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Council (1996); President of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (1975-1996) then Life President (1997-); Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (2000-); President of the Organising Committee of several FIVB World Volleyball Championships (indoor and beach); President of the South American Sports Organisation-ODESUR (2003-); President of the Bid Committee and of the Organising Committee of the Pan and Parapan American Games Rio 2007 (CO-RIO) (2002-2007); President of Rio 2016 Bid Committee (2007-2009); Second Vice President of the PASO Executive Committee (2008-); Chair of the Paso Coordination Commission for the XVI Pan American Games – Guadalaraja 2011 (2008-); President of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (2009-); Member of the board of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) (2010-); Member of the International Masters Games Association (IMGA) (2010-)

Awards and distinctions
Olympic Order (1993); induction into the Volleyball Hall of Fame, United States of America (2007); Eagle Award, United States Sports Academy (2009); Gold Shield of the state of Antioquia, Colombia (2010); Military Sports Merit Medal, Brazil (2010); Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito of the Italian Republic (2011)

IOC History
Member of the IOC as President of a National Olympic Committee from 2000 to 2012; Honorary Member since 2013; Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Collectors (1998-2001), “IOC 2000” (1999), Evaluation for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 (as representative of the NOCs, 2000-2001), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 (2002-2008), Marketing (2002-2010), 2009 Congress (2006-2009), International Relations (2010-)