Uruguayan Olympic Committee

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Uruguayan Olympic Committee
Spanish: Comité Olímpico Uruguayo
Country/Region  Uruguay
Code URU
Created October 27, 1923
Recognized 1923
Headquarters Montevideo
President Julio César Maglione
Website http://www.cou.org.uy/
Uruguay at the Olympic Games

Flag of Uruguay
IOC code  URU
NOC Uruguayan Olympic Committee
Website www.cou.org.uy (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014

The Uruguayan Olympic Committee (Spanish: Comité Olímpico Uruguayo, COU) was founded in 1923 and was recognized by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) that same year.

It is the national governing body in charge of the Olympics. It is also a member of PASO, ACNO and ODESUR.

Its President is Julio César Maglione, since 1987, who has recently been reelected.[1]


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Spanish Wikipedia.

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