Czech Olympic Committee
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The Czech Olympic Committee (Czech: Český olympijský výbor (ČOV) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) representing the Czech Republic. It is one of the oldest NOCs in the world, being founded in 1899. It was transformed into Czechoslovak Olympic Committee in 1919 and reconstituted under its original name in 1992, being formally recognized by the IOC again in 1993.
The Czech Olympic Committee has had the following presidents.
- 2012-present : Jiří Kejval
- 1996–2012 : Milan Jirásek
- 1990–1996 : Věra Čáslavská
- 1988–1989 : Jindřich Poledník
- 1972–1988 : Antonín Himl
- 1970–1972 : Richard Nejezchleb
- 1967–1970 : Emanuel Bosák
- 1958–1967 : František Vodsloň
- 1956–1958 : Václav Pleskot
- 1951–1956 : Vilém Mucha
- 1929–1951 : Josef Gruss
- 1899–1929 : Jiří Stanislav Guth-Jarkovský
- "The Czech Olympic Committee". Czech Olympic Committee. Retrieved 16 February 2010.