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Sir Tennant Edward (Tay) WILSON KNZM, OBE

Sir Tennant Edward (Tay) WILSON KNZM, OBE

Tennant Edward (Tay) WILSON KNZM, OBE
Entry in the IOC 1988
Country NZL (New Zealand)
Born 03 February 1925, FEILDING
Career
Company director and chartered accountant

Sports practised
Rowing, badminton, golf, surf lifesaving, swimming, field hockey

Sports career
Competitive rowing (1943-1961); double sculls national junior champion (1959); field hockey senior provincial representative (1942)

Sports administration
Former Chairman and Life Member of the New Zealand Rowing Association and the Wellington Amateur Rowing Association; treasurer, member, judge, selector and official of numerous sports associations (rowing, swimming, hockey, golf, badminton); Chef de Mission at the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980; deputy Chef de Mission at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984; Secretary General of the New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association (1985-1990); member of the ANOC Executive (1989-1993; 1996-2000); member of the ANOC Finance Commission (1985-1989); member of the Commonwealth Games Federation Finance Commission (1986-1994); Chairman of the Finance Commission of the ONOC (1985-1993); Secretary General of ONOC (1989-1993); Life Member of the Special Olympics of New Zealand Foundation; President of New Zealand Pierre de Coubertin Committee (1991-); President of the Pierre de Coubertin Institute (1993-); Patron of Volleyball New Zealand Inc

Member of other associations
Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow) and Masonry (PGD, 31*)

IOC History
Member of the IOC from 1988 to 2006; Honorary Member since 2006; member of the following Commissions: New Sources of Financing (1989-1993), Finance (1994-2006)