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Mr Fernando F. Lima BELLO

Mr Fernando F. Lima BELLO

Fernando F. Lima BELLO
Entry in the IOC 1989
Country POR (Portugal)
Born 27 November 1931, LISBONNE
Education
Civil engineering degree, Lisbon University

Career
Director General of a road construction company; member of the Registration Committee for Public Works Contractors; Director of the Regional Association of Contractors and Constructors; Former Director of the Construction Department, Ministry of Employment; retired

Sports practised
Sailing, football, tennis

Sports career
Sailing World champion (Snipe) (1953); participated in the Olympic Games in 1968 and 1972 (Dragon); vice champion of Europe (Star); Portuguese champion (Star, Dragon and Sharpie 12 m2)

Sports administration
Chairman of the Portuguese Sailing Federation and its technical committee; sailing inspector for the Portuguese Youth Organization; member of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF); Chairman of the Jury of the World Sailing Championships (Finn, 420, Cadet); member of the NOC (1975-), of its Executive Board (1977-1980) then Chairman (1981-1989); during his tenure the Olympic Academy of Portugal was founded; chef de mission at the Games of the XXII Olympiad in Moscow in 1980; member of the Higher Sports Council and of the Sports Council for High Level Competition

Awards and distinctions
Olympic Order (2009); Portugal Sports Merit collar; Order Infante D. Henrique, Portugal

IOC History
Member of the IOC from 1989 to 2010; Honorary Member since 2010; Member of the following Commissions: Cultural (1985-1999), International Olympic Academy and Olympic Education (1990-1999), Eligibility (1992-1993), Evaluation for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004 (1996), Culture and Olympic Education (2000-); Commissioner of the IOC at the Universal Exhibition in Lisbon (1998)