National Olympic Committee of Iraq

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National Olympic Committee of Iraq
National Olympic Committee of Iraq logo
National Olympic Committee of Iraq logo
Country/Region  Iraq
Code IRQ
Created 1948
Recognized 1948
Continental
Association
OCA
Website http://www.iraqiolympic.org

The National Olympic Committee of Iraq (NOCI) (Arabic: اللجنة الاولمبية الوطنية العراقية‎) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Iraq. It was established in 1948 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year. It was officially dissolved in May 2003 by L. Paul Bremer under Coalition Provisional Authority Order Number 2.[1]

Its current Director General is Tiras Odisho an ethnic Assyrian Christian, a Karate expert and coach, based in Sweden.

The committee organizes the Iraqi participation in the Olympic Games, choose the participants and run the training program. It has 16 Olympic national federations members and 7 by the IOC national federations members.

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