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Entry in the IOC 1996
Country ITA (Italy)
Born 15 August 1938
Bachelor of business administration with additional qualifications in management and marketing

Business activities in finance and chemicals

Sports practised
Athletics, ice hockey, speed skating

Sports administration
Chairman of the Technical Committee (1973-1980) then Vice-President of the Italian Ice Sports Federation (1984-1988); referee for international competitions, world championships and Olympic Winter Games; member and Chairman of the International Skating Union (ISU) Technical Committee (1975-1992); member (1975-), Vice-President (1992-1994) then President (1994-) of ISU

IOC History
Elected as President of an International Federation; member of the Executive Board as representative of Winter IFs (2000-2008); member as IF representative of the following Commissions: Olympic Movement (1994-1999), Olympic Solidarity (1994-2001), Coordination for the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City in 2002 (1996-2002), “IOC 2000” (Executive Committee, 1999), Marketing (2002-), TV Rights and New Media (2002-), "IOC 2000" Reform Follow-up (2002), Coordination for the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 (2003-2010), Coordination for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi (2007-2014), Coordination of the 1st Youth Olympic Winter Games in 2012 in Innsbruck (2009-2012), Coordination of the 2nd Youth Olympic Winter Games in 2016 in Lillehammer (2012-2013), Coordination of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 in PyeongChang (2011-)