Dmitry Chernyshenko

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Dmitry Chernyshenko

Dmitry Chernyshenko (born September 20, 1968) is a Russian businessman and the President of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Organizing Committee for the 2014 Winter Olympics which were held in Sochi, Russia.[1]

Since November 27, 2014 he has been the President of Kontinental Hockey League, replacing Alexander Medvedev.[2] In addition he was appointed as Board Chairman of Gazprom-Media in December 2014.[3]

He was removed from the IOC Coordination Commission Beijing 2022 by the International Olympic Committee due to his involvement in the Russian doping scandal.[4]

Awards and honours[edit]

In 2014, Chernyshenko was awarded the Paralympic Order.[5]

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Preceded by
Canada John Furlong
President of Organizing Committee for Winter Olympic Games
Succeeded by
South Korea Cho Yang-ho