Czech Olympic Committee

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Czech Olympic Committee
Czech Olympic Committee logo.svg
Country/RegionFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Code CZE
Created1899
Recognized1993
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Prague, Czech Republic
President Jiří Kejval
Secretary General Petr Graclík
Website www.olympic.cz
Czech Team logo Czech Team.png
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The Czech Olympic Committee (Czech : Český olympijský výbor) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) representing the Czech Republic.

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History

The Czech Olympic Committee is one of the oldest NOCs in the world, having been founded in 1899 as Bohemian Committee for the Olympic Games (Czech : Český výbor pro hry olympijské). It was transformed into the Czechoslovak Olympic Committee in 1919 and reconstituted under its original name in 1992, being formally recognized by the IOC again in 1993.

Presidents

The Czech Olympic Committee has had the following presidents:

PresidentTerm
Jiří Stanislav Guth-Jarkovský 1899–1929
Josef Gruss 1929–1951
Vilém Mucha 1951–1956
Václav Pleskot 1956–1958
František Vodsloň 1958–1967
Emanuel Bosák 1967–1970
Richard Nejezchleb 1970–1972
Antonín Himl 1972–1988
Jindřich Poledník 1988–1989
Věra Čáslavská 1990–1996
Milan Jirásek 1996–2012
Jiří Kejval 2012–present

Executive committee

Member federations

The Czech 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 34 Olympic Summer and 8 Winter Sport Federations in Czech Republic.

National FederationSummer or WinterHeadquarters
Czech Archery Association Summer Prague
Czech Athletics Federation Summer Strahov, Prague
Czech Badminton Federation Summer Prague
Czech Baseball Association Summer Prague
Czech Basketball Federation Summer Prague
Czech Biathlon Union Winter Prague
Czech Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Winter Prague
Czech Boxing Association Summer Prague
Czech Canoe Union Summer Strahov, Prague
Czech Curling Association Winter Břevnov, Prague
Czech Cycling Federation Summer Prague
Czech Equestrian Federation Summer Prague
Czech Fencing Federation Summer Prague
Czech Figure Skating Association Winter Prague
Czech Hockey Federation Summer Prague
Czech Football Association Summer Prague
Czech Golf Federation Summer Prague
Czech Gymnastics Federation Summer Břevnov, Prague
Czech Handball Association Summer Prague
Czech Ice Hockey Association Winter Prague
Czech Judo Federation Summer Prague
Czech Karate Federation Summer Strahov, Prague
Czech Luge Federation Winter Strahov, Prague
Czech Modern Pentathlon Association Summer Prague
Czech Mountaineering Federation Summer Prague
Czech Union of Roller Skating Summer Prague
Czech Rowing Association Summer Prague
Czech Rugby Union Summer Prague
Czech Sailing Association Summer Břevnov, Prague
Czech Shooting Federation Summer Prague
Czech Ski Federation Winter Prague
Czech Speed Skating Federation Winter Prague
Czech Federation of Stand Up Paddle Summer Prague
Czech Swimming Federation Summer Prague
Czech Table Tennis Association Summer Prague
Czech Taekwondo Federation Summer Prague
Czech Tennis Association Summer Prague
Czech Triathlon Federation Summer Strahov, Prague
Czech Volleyball Federation Summer Strahov, Prague
Czech Weightlifting Federation Summer Prague
Czech Wrestling Federation Summer Prague

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