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Mrs Marisol CASADO

Mrs Marisol CASADO

Marisol CASADO
Entry in the IOC 2010
Country ESP (Spain)
Born 11 October 1956
Education
Five year degree in Spanish Language, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1974-1979); Post graduate degree in Sport Administration and Management, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Spanish Olympic Committee (1991)

Sports practised
Field hockey, long distance and medium distance running, trekking, cycling, mountain cycling, triathlon (participated in the first triathlon race held in Spain)

Sports administration
Created the Spanish Triathlon Federation (1989); Secretary General of the Spanish Triathlon Federation (1989-1994) and (1997-2008); Founding member of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) as representative of the Spanish Triathlon Federation (1989); Member of the ITU Executive Board (Treasurer) (1992-1994) and (2000-2008); Member of the Spanish NOC (1992-1994) and (2000-); President of the European Triathlon Union (a Union made up of 41 federations) (2002-2009); President of the Women and Sport Commission of the Spanish NOC (2004-2009); President of the ITU (2008-); Vice-President of the Spanish Triathlon Federation (2008-); Member of the Executive Board the Spanish NOC (2010-); Council Member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) (2011-)

Awards and distinctions
Silver Medal award “Real Orden del Mérito Deportivo Español” for special merits in sport; Gold Medal award "Real Orden del Merito Deportivo"; Olympic Order of the Spanish NOC

IOC History
Member of the Coordination Commission for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014 (2010-)