Austrian Olympic Committee

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Austrian Olympic Committee
Osterreichisches Olympisches Comite logo.svg
Country/RegionFlag of Austria.svg  Austria
Code AUT
Created1908
Recognized1912
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Vienna, Austria
President Karl Stoss
Secretary General Peter Mennel
Website www.olympia.at

The Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) (German: Österreichisches Olympisches Comité) is the non-profit organization representing Austrian athletes in the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The ÖOC also represents the selection of Austrian cities in their bid for being the site for an Olympic Games.

Contents

ÖOC is headquartered in Vienna.

History

The Austrian Olympic Committee was created in 1908 and formally recognized by the IOC in 1912. [1]

List of presidents

PresidentTerm
Balduin Groller 1908-1912
Otto Herschmann 1912-1914
Rudolf Graf Colloredo-Mannsfeld 1914-1919
Theodor Schmidt 1929-1938
Josef Gerö 1946-1954
Heinrich Drimmel 1956-1969
Heinz Pruckner 1969-1972
Kurt Heller 1973-1990
Leo Wallner 1990-2009
Karl Stoss 2009-present

Member federations

The Austrian National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 32 Olympic Summer and 6 Winter Sport Federations in Austria.

National FederationSummer or WinterHeadquarters
Austrian Archery Association Summer Wals-Siezenheim
Austrian Athletics Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Badminton Association Summer Vienna
Austrian Baseball Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Basketball Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Winter Innsbruck
Austrian Boxing Federation Summer Reichersberg
Austrian Canoe Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Climbing Federation Summer Innsbruck
Austrian Curling Association Winter Vienna
Austrian Cycling Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Equestrian Federation Summer Laxenburg
Austrian Fencing Federation Summer Graz
Austrian Figure Skating Association Winter Vienna
Austrian Football Association Summer Vienna
Austrian Golf Association Summer Vienna
Austrian Gymnastics Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Handball Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Hockey Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Ice Hockey Association Winter Vienna
Austrian Judo Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Karate Federation Summer Sankt Pölten
Austrian Luge Federation Winter Innsbruck
Austrian Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Wöllersdorf-Steinabrückl
Austrian Rowing Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Rugby Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Sailing Federation Summer Neusiedl am See
Austrian Shooting Sport Federation Summer Innsbruck
Austrian Shooting Federation - Clay Target and Combined Summer Vienna
Austria Speed Skating Association Winter Vienna
Austrian Ski Federation Winter Innsbruck
Austrian Swimming Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Table Tennis Association Summer Vienna
Austrian Taekwondo Federation Summer Schwaz
Austrian Tennis Association Summer Vösendorf
Austrian Triathlon Federation Summer Linz
Austrian Volleyball Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Weightlifting Federation Summer Vienna
Austrian Wrestling Federation Summer Wals-Siezenheim

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