Latvian Olympic Committee
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The Latvian Olympic Committee (Latvian: Latvijas Olimpiskā Komiteja or LOK) is a non-profit organization that is the National Olympic Committee for Latvia. Created in 1922, recognized by International Olympic Committee in 1923. Headquarters in Riga.
The Committee was created on 23 April 1922. In 1923 it received a notice from International Olympic Committee that Latvia can take part in the next Olympic games. After occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union in 1940, its activity was suspended. Since then Latvians competed as part of USSR delegation.
Committee was renewed on 17 September 1988. It was recognized by IOC again in 1991.
- "Gadsimts olimpiskajā kustībā" (in Latvian). Sporto.lv. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
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