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Mr Julio César MAGLIONE

Mr Julio César MAGLIONE

Julio César MAGLIONE
Entry in the IOC 1996
Country URU (Uruguay)
Born 14 November 1935, MONTEVIDEO
Career
Odontologist; President of the National Committee of Physical Education and Sport of Uruguay (Ministry of Sports) (1985-1990; 1995-2000); Vice-Minister of Public Health (1991-1992)

Sports practised
Swimming

Sports career
National champion and record holder in 100 m and 200 m butterfly and breaststroke (1949-1954); South American record holder in 4x100 m medley relay (1953); participant in the Porto Alegre (Brazil) first University Games; bronze medallist in 200 m breaststroke and 100 m butterfly and silver medallist in 4x100 m medley relay at the Latin American Games in Havana (Cuba); participant in the Pan-American Games in Mexico (1955)

Sports administration
President of the South American Swimming Confederation (1976-1978) then Honour President (1984); President of the Amateur Swimming Union of the Americas (1979-1983, 1995-1999), of the Uruguayan Swimming Federation (1969-1985), of the Uruguayan Soccer Association (1989), of the Special Olympics in Uruguay (1990), of the NOC (1987-), of the Uruguayan Olympic Academy (1989-) and first President of the Uruguayan Sports Confederation (1985-1990); founding member of the Panathlon Club of Montevideo; member of the ANOC Executive Bureau (1991-2002), Vice-President of the ANOC for the Americas (2002-); member of the FINA Bureau (1984-1988), Vice-President (1988-1992), Honorary Treasurer (1992-2009) and then President of FINA (2009-); Vice-President of the Automobile Club of Uruguay (1995-1999), President (1999-2007) then Honorary President (2007-); President of CONSUDE (South American Council of Sports Ministers) (1998-1999); President of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport, UNESCO (CIGEPS) (1998-2002) then Honorary President (2002-)

Awards and distinctions
ANOC Order of Merit (1994); FINA gold insignia; IOC Centennial Trophy (1994); NOC gold insignia; Royal Order of Merit in Sport of the Spanish Minister of Education and Science (1996); Legion of Honour of the French Republic (1998); Order of the Chinese Olympic Committee (1999); Order “Bernardo O’Higgins”, Chile (2000); distinction of the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee (2001); Honorary Citizen of Montevideo (2007)

IOC History
Member, NOC representative of the Commission of the Evaluation for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004 (1996-1997); member of the following Commissions: Sport for All (1992-), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 (1998-2001), “IOC 2000” (1999), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 (2002-2008), International Relations (2002-), Olympic Solidarity (2002-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 (2010-)