Spanish Olympic Committee

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Spanish Olympic Committee
Spanish Olympic Committee logo.svg
Spanish Olympic Committee logo
Country/RegionFlag of Spain.svg  Spain
Code ESP
Created1912
Recognized1912
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
President Alejandro Blanco Bravo
Secretary General Victoria Cabezas Alvarez
Website www.coe.es
Spanish Olympic Committee headquarters, in Madrid. Sede del Comite Olimpico Espanol (Madrid) 01.jpg
Spanish Olympic Committee headquarters, in Madrid.

The Spanish Olympic Committee (Spanish : Comité Olímpico Español, COE) is responsible for Spain's participation in the Olympic Games. Members of the committee are 35 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and 23 members.

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History

The Spanish Olympic Committee was founded on November 23, 1912 and refounded on January 11, 1924 in Barcelona. [1]

Presidents

PresidentTerm
Gonzalo de Figueroa y Torres  [ es ], 1st Marquess of Villamejor 1912–1921
Santiago Güell y López  [ es; ca ], Baron of Güell1924–1926
Eusebio López y Díaz de Quijano  [ es ], Marquess of Lamadrid1926–1931
Santiago Güell y López  [ es; ca ], Baron of Güell1931–1932
Augusto Pi Suñer  [ es ]1932–1936
José Moscardó Ituarte, Count of Alcázar de Toledo1941–1956
José Antonio Elola-Olaso  [ es ]1956–1967
Juan Antonio Samaranch Torelló, Marquess of Samaranch 1967–1970
Juan Gich Bech de Careda  [ es ]1970–1975
Tomás Pelayo Ros  [ es ]1975–1976
Benito Castejón Paz 1976–1980
Jesús Hermida Cebreiro 1980–1983
Romá Cuyás Sol 1983–1984
Alfonso de Borbón y Dampierre, Duke of Cádiz1984–1987
Carlos Ferrer Salat  [ es ]1987–1998
Alfredo Goyeneche Moreno, Count of Guaqui1998–2002
José María Echevarría y Arteche 2002–2005
Alejandro Blanco Bravo 2005–present

Executive committee

The committee of the COE is represented by [2] :

Member federations

The Spanish 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 33 Olympic Summer and two Winter Sport Federations in Spain. [3]

National FederationSummer or WinterHeadquarters
Royal Spanish Archery Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Athletics Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Badminton Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Basketball Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Boxing Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Canoe Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Cycling Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Fencing Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Football Federation Summer Las Rozas de Madrid
Royal Spanish Golf Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Federation of Gymnastics Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Handball Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Hockey Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Ice Sports Federation Winter Barcelona
Royal Spanish Judo Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Karate Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Barcelona
Spanish Federation for Mountain and Climbing Sports Summer Barcelona
Spanish Roller Sports Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Rowing Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Rugby Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Sailing Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Olympic Shooting Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Surfing Federation Summer Ferrol, Galicia
Royal Spanish Swimming Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Table Tennis Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Taekwondo Federation Summer Alicante
Royal Spanish Tennis Federation Summer Barcelona
Spanish Triathlon Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Volleyball Federation Summer Madrid
Spanish Weightlifting Federation Summer Madrid
Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation Winter San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid
Spanish Federation of Olympic Wrestling Summer Madrid

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