Latvian Olympic Committee

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Latvian Olympic Committee
Latvian Olympic Committee logo
Latvian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Latvia
Code LAT
Created 1922[1]
Recognized 1923
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Riga, Latvia
President Aldons Vrubļevskis
Secretary General Žoržs Tikmers
Website http://www.olimpiade.lv

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.

History[edit]

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gadsimts olimpiskajā kustībā" (in Latvian). Sporto.lv. Retrieved 2 November 2011.