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Ms Lydia NSEKERA

Ms Lydia NSEKERA

Lydia NSEKERA
Entry in the IOC 2009
Country BDI (Burundi)
Born 20 April 1967
Education
Degree in economic and administrative sciences at the University of Burundi (1992)

Career
Company director, Garage Tanganyika Cars (2002-); Internal auditor, Brasserie et Limonaderie du Burundi (1994-2001)



Sports practised
Former basketball player and high jumper

Sports administration
Leader of a women’s football club (2001-); President of the Burundi Football Federation (2004-); Member of the NOC Women and Sport Commission (2001-2006); Member of the Organising Committee of the 5th African women’s football championships (2006); Member of the NOC Executive Bureau (2006-); Member of the Organising Committee of the FIFA Olympic Football Tournaments (2006-); Member of the Women’s Football and Futsal Commission of the African Football Federation (CAF) (2006-); Member of the Executive Committee of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (2007-); Member of the Organising Committee of the Olympic football tournaments in Beijing (2008); Member of the Organising Committee of the FIFA World Cup, Chile (2008); Member of the Women's Football and the FIFA Women's World Cup Commission (2011-)

Awards
One of the FIFA representatives at the medal presentations for women’s football at the Olympic Games, Beijing (2008); Nominated by the Bujumbura Mayor in 2008 as one of the 10 best women workers of 2008; Winner of the IOC Women and Sport Trophy (2009)

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions : Women and Sport (2010-), Radio and Television (2011-)