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Entry in the IOC 1976
Country FIN (Finland)
Born 15 July 1937
Master of Science in economics

Managing Director of Oy Finn-Montan AB (1963-1969); Managing Director of Oy Julius Tallberg AB (1976-1986); Managing Director of the Finnish Machine and Hardware Association (1986-1988); Commissioner General of Finland, Expo 92 Seville (1989-1993); Secretary General of the Finnish Sports Federation (1994-2000); Active Chairman of the Board of Toolmasters Oy (2000-)

Sports practised
Sailing, squash, table tennis, skiing, golf

Sports career
Junior European centreboard yachting champion (1953); Finnish champion in Finn (1969), in Soling (1970 and 1972), in H (1974); Nordic Finn champion (1969); Swedish champion (1963 and 1965) and European Star champion (1967); 4th in world Finn championships (1967); participated in the Olympic Games: Rome (15th in 5.5 m), Tokyo (4th in Star), Mexico City (11th in Star), Munich (12th in Soling), Moscow (11th in Star); Finnish junior slalom skiing champion (1954); 3rd in the Finnish senior squash championships (1978)

Sports administration
President of the International Yacht Racing Union (IYRU, later International Sailing Federation - ISAF) (1986-1994) of the Finnish Yachting Association (1977-1983) and of the Scandinavian Yacht Racing Union (1978-1981); Captain of the Finnish Olympic Yachting team (1976); Vice-President of the Finnish Squash Association (1974-1976); Council member and Secretary General of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF, later SportAccord) (1988-1998); member of the Executive Board of the European Sport Conference (1994-1998); Council Member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (1999-2002); member of the World Olympians Association (WOA) (2007-) as liaison for the IOC Athletes’ Commission

IOC History
Chair (1981-2002) then Honorary member (2002-) of the Athletes’ Commission; member of the following Commissions: Eligibility (1979-1980), Olympic Programme (summer) (1980-1994), Olympic Movement, 1981-1999), Coordination for the Games of the XXVe Olympiad in 1992 in Barcelona (1989-1992), Study for the Preparation of the Olympic Games of 1996 (1989-1990), Preparation for the XII Olympic Congress (1989-1994), Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004 in Athens (1998-2004), “IOC 2000” (1999), Evaluation for the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 (2002-2003), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 in London (2005-2012), Nominations (2014-)