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Mr Sergey BUBKA

Mr Sergey BUBKA

Sergey BUBKA
Entry in the IOC 2008
Country UKR (Ukraine)
Born 04 December 1963
Education
Graduated from the Kiev State Institute of Physical Culture, Ukraine (1987); Doctor of pedagogy

Career
Member of the Ukrainian Parliament and its Committee for Youth, Culture and Sport and Tourism (2002-2006); Member of the Cabinet of Ministers in Ukraine as Chief Advisor to Prime Minister on sports (2002-2005); Member of the Humanitarian Council of the President of Ukraine; Member of the Presidential Council (2005-2010); "Sergey Bubka Sport Club" Founder and President (1990-2002), then Honorary President (2002-); UNESCO Ambassador and Champion for Sport

Sports practised
Athletics (pole vault)

Sports career
Participated in four editions of the Games of the Olympiad: Seoul 1988 (gold medallist), Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000; ten-time World Champion (outdoor: 1983, 1987, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997 and indoor: 1985, 1987, 1991, 1995); gold medallist in the World Cup (1985), European Championships (1986), European Cup (1985); world record beaten 35 times; voted world’s best athlete on several occasions

Sports administration
Member of the Council of the Ukrainian National Olympic Committee then President (2005-); Athletes' Commission Chair at the European Olympic Committees (EOC) (2001-2002); Athletes' Commission member at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) (2001-); IAAF Competition Commission member (2003-); IAAF Council member (2001); IAAF Senior Vice-President (2007-); Chairman of the IAFF Development Commission (2011-); Chairman of the Coordination Commission of the IAAF World Championships in Daegu 2011 (2008-2011); Chairman of the Evaluation Commission of the IAAF World Championships 2015 (2010); Chairman of the Coordination Commission of the IAAF World Championships in Moscow in 2013; Council Member, Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) (2009-)


IOC History
Member of the Executive Board as athletes’ representative (2000-2008); Member of the Executive Board (2012-); Member (1996-2002), Chair (2002-2008), then Honorary Member (2008-) of the Athletes’ Commission; Member of IOC Disciplinary Commission in Athens (2004), Torino (2006) and Beijing (2008); Chair of Evaluation and then Coordination Commission for the first Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 in Singapore (2007-2011); Chair of the Entourage Commission (2010-); Member of the following Commissions: Eligibility (1998), "IOC 2000" (1999), Evaluation for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 (2001), "IOC 2000" Reform Follow-up (2002), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008 (2005-2008), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Rio 2016 (2010-)