Spanish Olympic Committee

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.

Spanish Olympic Committee
Spanish Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Spain
CodeESP
Created1912
Recognized1912
Continental
Association
EOC
HeadquartersMadrid, Spain
PresidentAlejandro Blanco Bravo
Secretary GeneralVictoria Cabezas Alvarez
Websitewww.coe.es

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, Marqués de Villamejor 1912-1921
Santiago Güell y López, Barón de Güell 1924-1926
Eusebio López y Díaz de Quijano, Marqués de Lamadrid 1926-1931
Santiago Güell y López, Barón de Güell 1931-1932
Augusto Pi Suñer 1932-1936
José Moscardó Ituarte, Conde del Alcázar de Toledo 1941-1956
José Antonio Elola-Olaso 1956-1967
Juan Antonio Samaranch Torelló, Marqués de 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, Duque de Cádiz 1984-1987
Carlos Ferrer Salat 1987-1998
Alfredo Goyeneche Moreno, Conde de Guaqui 1998-2002
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 FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Athletics FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Badminton FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Basketball FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Boxing FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Canoe FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Cycling FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Equestrian FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Fencing FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Football FederationSummerLas Rozas de Madrid
Royal Spanish Golf FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Federation of GymnasticsSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Handball FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Hockey FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Ice Sports FederationWinterBarcelona
Royal Spanish Judo FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Karate FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Modern Pentathlon FederationSummerBarcelona
Spanish Federation for Mountain and Climbing SportsSummerBarcelona
Spanish Roller Sports FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Rowing FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Rugby FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Sailing FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Olympic Shooting FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Surfing FederationSummerFerrol, Galicia
Royal Spanish Swimming FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Table Tennis FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Taekwondo FederationSummerAlicante
Royal Spanish Tennis FederationSummerBarcelona
Spanish Triathlon FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Volleyball FederationSummerMadrid
Spanish Weightlifting FederationSummerMadrid
Royal Spanish Winter Sports FederationWinterSan Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid
Spanish Federation of Olympic WrestlingSummerMadrid

See also

References

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