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Entry in the IOC 2012
Country NAM (Namibia)
Born 02 October 1967
Bachelor of Science (BSC) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Sports practised
Athletics (100m and 200m)

Sports career
Four-time silver medallist (100m and 200m) at the Games of the Olympiad: Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996; Finalist in the 200m in the Games of Olympiad, Athens 2004; World Champion in 200m (1993) and runner-up (1991, 1995 and 1997); World Champion in 200m indoor (1999); gold medallist at the World Cup (1998) in the 200m; gold medallist at the African Championships (1998) in 200m, African Games (1991) in 100m and 200m and Commonwealth Games (1994 and 2002 in 200m); world record-holder 200m indoors; African record-holder in the 200m

Sports administration
Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission; Member of the Namibian National Olympic Committee Executive Committee

IOC History
Member of the Executive board (2008-2012); Member (2004-2008), Chair (2008-2012) then Honorary Member (2013-2015) of the Athletes' Commission; Member of the following Commissions: Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005), Nominations (2013), Olympic Programme (2005-), Marketing (2014-2016), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012 (2005-2012), Coordination for the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010 (2008-2011), Evaluation for the Games of XXXII Olympiad in 2020 (2013); Chair of the following Commissions: Coordination for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 (2013-), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-)