Mustapha Larfaoui

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Mustapha Larfaoui (born 27 November 1932 in Algiers) is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from Algeria.[1] From 1988 – March 24, 2009 he served as President of FINA, the international federation that oversees Aquatics.[2] He was the first African to hold the FINA presidency. He is now Honorary Life President of FINA.[2]

Larfaoui is a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency's executive committee[1] and part of the IOC's Olympic Games study and marketing commission. He is a member of the IOC's evaluation commission for the 2012 Olympic Games. He has been president of the African Swimming Confederation for more than 30 years.[1]

A former hospital and public health director, he holds degrees in Arabic and French.


  1. ^ a b c Larfaoui's bio as an IOC Member, from the IOC website; retrieved 2009-07-24.
  2. ^ a b Larfaoui is mentioned as the (now) former FINA President in FINA's FINA General Congress release, published 2009-07-24, on the 2009 FINA General Congress held in Rome, Italy. Retrieved 2009-07-24.