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Mr José PERURENA

Mr José PERURENA

José PERURENA
Entry in the IOC 2011
Country ESP (Spain)
Born 04 April 1945
Education
Computer Technician

Career
Director, IT Department, Saint Gobain (Spain)

Sports practised
Canoeing, sailing, tennis, golf and mountain bike

Sports career
Olympic Games participation: K4 1000m, Mexico City 1968. National champion in canoeing K1, K2 and K4. International Regatta Milan (ITA), 1st place K2 500m and K2 1000m. International Regatta Vichy (FRA), K2 500m 1st and K4 1000m 2nd. 1967 World Championships, Duisburg (GER): K2 1000m 12th. European Championships (GBR), K2 Marathon 1st

Sports administration
Chairman of the Athletes’ Commission of the Spanish Olympic Committee (1992-1994); 2nd Vice-President of the Spanish Olympic Committee (1987-2001); Member of the Spanish Olympic Committee (1984-); President of the Spanish Canoe Federation (1984-2000); Vice-President (1988-2000), Secretary General (2000-2004), 1st Vice President (2005-2008) and then President of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) (2008-2012); ICF Technical Delegate in Canoe Sprint and Canoe Slalom at the Olympic Gamers in Sydney (AUS) (2000) and in Atlanta (USA) (1996)


Awards and distinctions
Gold Medal “Real Orden del Merito Deportivo Español” for special merits in sport (2010); Honorary President of the Real Federación Española de Piragüismo (2001)

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