Association of National Olympic Committees

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Association of National Olympic Committees
ANOC (logo).png
Formation 26 June 1979; 37 years ago (1979-06-26)
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
205 National Olympic Committees
Official language
English, French, Spanish
Kuwait Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) is an international organization that affiliates the current 205 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

It is split among five continental associations:

The organization was founded in 1979 under the presidency of Mario Vázquez Raña of Mexico. Since 2012, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait has served as ANOC president.[1]


  1. ^ "History of ANOC". ANOC. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 

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