Macedonian Olympic Committee

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Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia logo
Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia logo
Country/Region  Republic of Macedonia
Code MKD
Created 1992
Recognized 1993
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Skopje, Former Yugolsav Republic of Macedonia
President Vasil Tupurkovski
Secretary General Saso Popovski
Website www.mok.org.mk

The Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonian: Македонски олимписки комитет)[1] is the national Olympic committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. In international Olympic organisations it is also referred to as the Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,[2] reflecting the disputed status of its country's official name. The Committee was founded as the 195th Olympic Committee in the world.

Assignments and aims[edit]

The Committee aims to develop the sport activity and sport education in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. It also works to spread the Olympism and to interest the young people in the value of the sport and the Olympic Games. The main assignments and aims of the Committee are:

  • The preparation and participation of athletes from the Republic of Macedonia in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
  • The development and spreading of the Olympic Movement in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
  • To spread the ground principles of the Olympism throughout the country using activities and programs which integrate with the educative and cultural life of the people.
  • The development of the most popular sports at the highest levels.
  • The development of international cooperation in the realm of sports.
  • To carry out activities which combat discrimination and racism.

Organisation[edit]

The president of the Committee is Vasil Tupurkovski. As vice-presidents were named Nataša Meškovska and Andrea Josifovski, the general secretary is Sašo Popovski and the sport director is Vladimir Bogoevski.

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