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|President||Alejandro Blanco Bravo|
|Secretary General||Victoria Cabezas Alvarez|
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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.
The Spanish Olympic Committee was founded on November 23, 1912 and refounded on January 11, 1924 in Barcelona.
|Gonzalo de Figueroa y Torres , 1st Marquess of Villamejor||1912–1921|
|Santiago Güell y López , Baron of Güell||1924–1926|
|Eusebio López y Díaz de Quijano , Marquess of Lamadrid||1926–1931|
|Santiago Güell y López , Baron of Güell||1931–1932|
|Augusto Pi Suñer||1932–1936|
|José Moscardó Ituarte, Count of Alcázar de Toledo||1941–1956|
|José Antonio Elola-Olaso||1956–1967|
|Juan Antonio Samaranch Torelló, Marquess of Samaranch||1967–1970|
|Juan Gich Bech de Careda||1970–1975|
|Tomás Pelayo Ros||1975–1976|
|Benito Castejón Paz||1976–1980|
|Jesús Hermida Cebreiro||1980–1983|
|Romá Cuyás Sol||1983–1984|
|Alfonso de Borbón y Dampierre, Duke of Cádiz||1984–1987|
|Carlos Ferrer Salat||1987–1998|
|Alfredo Goyeneche Moreno, Count of Guaqui||1998–2002|
|José María Echevarría y Arteche||2002–2005|
|Alejandro Blanco Bravo||2005–present|
The committee of the COE is represented by:
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.
|National Federation||Summer or Winter||Headquarters|
|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|
Spain competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 123 competitors, 118 men and 5 women, took part in 59 events in 17 sports.
Spain competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led Olympics boycott, Spain competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 155 competitors, 146 men and 9 women, took part in 75 events in 18 sports.
Spain competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 229 competitors, 200 men and 29 women, took part in 130 events in 24 sports. At the closing ceremony, a Spanish segment was performed, as the country hosted the next Olympics in Barcelona.
Spain was the host nation for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. The Games were quite exceptional for Spain because their athletes were competing not only in their home country, but also in the home city of IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch. 422 competitors, 297 men and 125 women, took part in 195 events in 29 sports.
The Spain national basketball team represents Spain in men's international basketball competition. They are managed by the Spanish Basketball Federation, the governing body for basketball in Spain.
Spain competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 113 competitors, 103 men and 10 women, took part in 68 events in 14 sports.
Spain competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 144 competitors, 133 men and 11 women, took part in 83 events in 16 sports.
On June 8, 1950, the United States government approved Public Law 600, authorizing Puerto Rico to draft its own constitution in 1951. The Constitutional Assembly met for a period of several months between 1951 and 1952 in which the document was written. The framers had to follow only two basic requirements established under Public Law 600. The first was the document must establish a republican form of government for the island. The second was the inclusion of a Bill of Rights.
The Spanish Episcopal Conference (SEC) is an administrative institution composed of all the bishops of the dioceses of Spain and Andorra, in communion with the Roman Pontiff and under his authority. Its purpose is the joint exercise certain pastoral functions of the episcopate on the faithful of their territory, under common law and statutes, in order to promote the life of the Church, to strengthen its mission of evangelization and respond more effectively to the greater good that the Church should seek to men.
Spanish Federation of Sportspeople with the Intellectually Disabilities is one of five disability sport organizations that deals with sport on the national level. It focuses on intellectual disabilities, one of two in the country to do so nationally. It has a high performance focus.
Spanish Federation of Sports for the Deaf is the national governing body for deaf sports in Spain. Based in Madrid and created in 1993, they are one of five disability sport organizations that are members of the Spanish Paralympic Committee.
The Medal of Extremadura is the highest institutional distinction of the Autonomous Community of Extremadura, Spain. It was established in 1986, following Decree 27/1986, of 29 April.
Events in the year 2020 in Spain.