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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
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 100m, 200m, 400m hurdles (1977-1978), Arab Champion in 100m, 200m, 400m hurdles; African Champion in 400m hurdles (1983), USA Champion in 400m hurdles (1984); Olympic Champion in 400m hurdles at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad Los Angeles 1984; gold medallist in 400m hurdles at the Mediterranean Games in Casablanca (Morocco, 1983) and in Damascus (Syria, 1987); bronze medallist in 400m 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 coach(1990); Member of the Moroccan National Olympic Committee, 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 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council (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 National Olympic Committees (1998-); 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 International Association Football Federation (FIFA) Women’s Football Commission (2004) and of the Women’s Competitions’ Commission (FIFA) (2007); Chair of the Moroccan 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); Chevalier National du Benin of the Republic of Benin (2012); Officer of the National Order of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire (2013); Commandeur de l’Ordre National du Lion of the Republic of Senegal 2014; Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur of the Republic of France (2015)

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2008-2012); IOC Vice-President (2012-); Chair of the following Commissions: Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005); Evaluation of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009); Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016 (2010-); member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (1995-2010) then (2014-2015), Doping (working group, 1998), “IOC 2000” (1999), Marketing (2000-2010), Nominations (2000-2013), IOC 2000 Reform Follow-up (2002), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad London 2012 (2005-2012), International Relations (2008-2015), Radio and Television (2014-2015), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-), Communications (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-)