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Ms Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL

Ms Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL

Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL
Entry in the IOC 1998
Country MAR (Morocco)
Born 15 April 1962
Education
Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, Iowa State University (United States of America)

Career
Inspector at the Ministry of Youth and Sports (1989-1997); Secretary of State to the Minister of Social Affairs, responsible for Youth and Sport (1997-1998); Ministry of Youth and Sports (2007-2009)

Sports practised
Athletics

Sports career
Moroccan Champion in 100 m, 200 m, 400 m hurdles (1977-1978), Arab Champion in 100 m, 200 m, 400 m hurdles; African Champion in 400 m hurdles (1983), USA Champion in 400 m hurdles (1984); Olympic Champion in 400 m hurdles at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad in Los Angeles (1984); gold medallist in 400 m hurdles at the Mediterranean Games in Casablanca (Morocco, 1983) and in Damascus (Syria, 1987); bronze medallist in 400 m hurdles at the World University Games in Kobe (Japan, 1985) then gold medallsit in Zagreb (then Yugoslavia, 1987)

Sports administration
Member then Vice-President of the IAAF Athletes’ Commission (1989-); National sprint and hurdles trainer (1990); Member of the NOC, Elite Commission (1992); Deputy National Technical Director of the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation (1993) then Vice-President (1997); Member of the African Amateur Athletics Confederation (1995-); Member of the IAAF Executive Bureau (1995); Member of the International Committee of the French-speaking Games (1997-2005); Member of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games (1998-); Member of the Board of the Arab Sports Confederation (1998-); Vice-President of the Moroccan Association for the Football World Cup 2006 (2000); Founder Member (2000) then Vice-Chair of the Laureus World Sports Academy (2004-); Member of the Council of the International Athletics Foundation (2001-); Founder Member and President of the Moroccan Sport and Development Association (2002-); Member of the FIFA Women’s Football Commission (2004) and of the Women’s Competitions’ Commission (FIFA) (2007); Chair of the NOC Women and Sport Commission (2005-2007); Member of the Jury and Technical Delegate at various national, continental and international competitions

Awards and distinctions
National Merit (Exceptional Order) awarded by King Hassan II of Morocco (1983); Knight of the Lion National Order awarded by President of Senegal Abdou Diouf (1998); Unicef Goodwill Ambassador (1999); Mérite National de l’Ordre de Commandeur awarded by King Mohammed VI of Morocco (2004); Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit of the Republic of Tunisia (2005); “Lifetime Achievement” award from the Laureus association (2010); United Nations Goodwill ambassador for the Millinium Developpment Goals (2011)

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2008-2012); IOC Vice-President (2012-); Chairperson of the Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005); Chairperson of the Evaluation Commission of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009); Chairperson of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 (2010-); member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (1995-2010), Doping (working group, 1998), “IOC 2000” (1999), Marketing (2000-2010), Nominations (2000-), IOC 2000 Reform Follow-up (2002), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (2005-), International Relations (2008-)