Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Olympic Committee
Bosnia and Herzegovina Olympic Committee logo
Bosnia and Herzegovina Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Code BIH
Created 1992
Recognized 1993
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Sarajevo
President Dr. Izet Rađo
Secretary General Rhizelaine Diouri-Joksimović[1]
Website okbih.ba

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Olympic Committee (Bosnian: Olimpijski komitet Bosne i Hercegovine) is the non-profit organization representing Bosnia and Herzegovina athletes in the International Olympic Committee. The committee organizes Bosnia's representatives at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

The Olympic committee was formed on June 4, 1992. It grew out of the ZOI '84 organization, organizers of the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. The committee maintains the Museum of the XIV Winter Olympiad.[2] The first president of the committee was Stjepan Kljuić, with Izudin Filipović being the first secretary general.[3] It became full IOC and European Olympic Committee member in 1993.

Shortly after founding, the committee drafted the first athletes to participate under the Bosnian flag in Olympic games for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. As of March 2010 no athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina have won medals in Olympic games.

External links and references[edit]

  1. ^ Bosnia and Herzegovina Identity Card, olympic.org
  2. ^ Olimpijski muzej, okbih.ba (bs)
  3. ^ Historija, okbih.ba (bs)