President of the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games
The President of the Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games is the individual who is in charge of leading the Organizing Committee for each Olympic Games.
Lists of presidents
Summer Youth Olympic Games
|Ng Ser Miang||I Summer Youth Olympic Games||Singapore||2010|
|Li Xueyong||II Summer Youth Olympic Games||Nanjing||2014|
|Gerardo Werthein||III Summer Youth Olympic Games||Buenos Aires||2018|
Winter Youth Olympic Games
|Richard Rubatscher||I Winter Youth Olympic Games||Innsbruck||2012|
|Siri Hatlen||II Winter Youth Olympic Games||Lillehammer||2016|
|Ian Logan||III Winter Youth Olympic Games||Lausanne||2020|
Other Offices Held
Presidents of the Olympic Organizing Committee have gone on to or have served in other high offices.
David R. Francis who headed the organizing committee for the 1904 Summer Olympics served as Governor of Missouri prior to heading the organizing committee. He later briefly served as the US Ambassador to Russia.
Following the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Mitt Romney ran for Governor of Massachusetts and was elected Governor with nearly 50% of the vote in the election. He served one term as governor. He was the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 Presidential Election but lost to then-incumbent President Barack Obama.
Other Sporting Positions
Pierre de Coubertin who headed the organizing committees for the 1900 and 1924 Summer Olympics as well as the 1924 Winter Olympics was the founder of the modern Olympic movement and International Olympic Committee. He served as President of the International Olympic Committee from 1896 to 1925.
Sebastian Coe who headed the organizing committee for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London is now serving as the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations. He had also served as the Chairman of the British Olympic Association from 2012 to 2016.
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