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Mr Ching-Kuo WU

Mr Ching-Kuo WU

Ching-Kuo WU
Entry in the IOC 1988
Country TPE (Chinese Taipei)
Born 18 October 1946
Tung-Hai University, Taiwan; Oxford College of Technology, Great Britain; Liverpool University, Great Britain

Principal of C.K. Wu & Associates International, Taiwan; Architectural Officer of the Milton Keynes Development Corporation, England; Board Director of Advanced Device Technology; Chairman of the GRC Development Co. Ltd.; Managing Director of the Regency Design & Construction Co. Ltd., Taiwan; Chairman of the Olympia Foundation; Chairman of the Olympism Society; Chairman of Board, Kingdom Sports Group; Founder of Xiamen and Tianjin Dagon Olympic Museums; Professor of the Graduate School for Town Planning, Chinese Culture University, Taïwan; Honorary Professor of Nanki University, Tianjin University, Soochow University and Renmin University of China; Honorary Professor of the Armenia State Institute of Physical Culture and the Professionals of Boxing

Sports practised
Basketball, tennis, swimming, golf, squash

Sports career
Captain of Tung-Hai University basketball team (1966-1968); silver medallist at the National Basketball Championship of President Chiang Kai-Shek (1966)

Sports administration
Executive member of AIBA (1982-1998) then President (2006-), executive member of the Asian Taekwondo Union (1984-1988) and of the Young Women’s Basketball Commission, FIBA (1986-1990); Vice-President of the Chinese Taipei National Olympic Committee (NOC); Executive Board member of the Chinese Taipei NOC (2012-); Vice-President of the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association; President of the Taipei City Basketball Committee; Team Leader of the National Women’s Basketball Team at the Asian Championships and at the X World Championship in Moscow (1986); Honorary Vice-President of FIQ (2001-); Delegate at the World Games in Kaohsiung (2009)

Member of other associations
Institute of British Engineers; Institute of Interior Designers; Board Director of the Importers’ and Exporters’ Association of Taipei; Member of Honour of UIA

"My Olympic Oath"; "Samaranch and His Olympic Ideas"; "Olympic Dream with Chinese Heart"

Awards and distinctions
National Ten Outstanding Young Men(1984); National Gold Merit for Outstanding Contribution for Sport (1985); Sport Decoration by Bulgaria Government (1988); Olympic Decoration by Korean Olympic Committee (1988); Gold Merit for Outstanding Contribution to Sport by Azerbaijan Government (2007); Honorary Doctorate y the Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport (2008); Olympic Golden Order by the National Olympic Committee of Armenia (2008); Honorary Degree of Doctor in Philosophy by the Dankook University of Korea (2008); Royal Order of Al Alaoui by His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco (2010); Polar Star Order by H.E. Elbergdorj Tsakhia of Mongolia (2012); Excellence Guirlande d’Honneur by Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (2012); The Star of the Order “Dostyk” by President and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (2013)

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2012-); member of the following Commissions: International Olympic Academy (1989-1991), Cultural (1992-1999), Coordination for the XVIII Olympic Winter Games in 1998 in Nagano (1992-1998), Culture and Olympic Education (2000-2015), Olympic Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia (2002-2013), Olympic Games Study (2002-2003), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 in Beijing (2002-2008), Evaluation of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (2010-), Culture and Olympic Heritage (2015-); Chair of the Olympic Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia Commission (2014-2015)