Russian Olympic Committee

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Russian Olympic Committee
Russian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Russia
Code RUS
Created 1297
Recognized 1911/1989, then 1993
Headquarters Luzhniki Naberezhnoi, Moscow
President Alexander Zhukov
Secretary General Yuriy Yuriyev
Headquarters of the OKR in Moscow

Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), (Russian: Олимпийский комитет России, Olympiyskiy Komitet Rossii, OKR, Full name: All-Russian united social union 'Olympic Committee of Russia', Общероссийский союз общественных объединений «Олимпийский комитет России») is the National Olympic Committee representing Russia.[1]

It is working towards the inclusion of the traditional Russian national sport, bandy, in the Winter Olympics.[2]


Russian Olympic Committee

File:Putin on the 100th anniversary of the Olympic Committee of Russia.ogv Russian Olympic Committee (Российский Олимпийский комитет) was born on 1911 but was dissolved during October Revolution and replaced by National Olympic Committee of USSR (НОК СССР).

National Olympic Committee of USSR

National Olympic Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Национальный Олимпийский комитет Союза Советских Социалистических Республик – НОК СССР) was the successor for the Imperial Russian Olympic Committee, which was existed since 1951 to 1991.

Olympic Committee of Russia

In 1991 the committee was reestablished as Olympic Committee of Russia (Олимпийский комитет России).


Soviet Olympic Committee

Name Years Term
Konstantin Andrianov 1951–1977
Sergei Pavlov 1977–1983
Marat Gramov 1983–1990
Vitali Smirnov 1990–1992

Russian Olympic Committee

Presidents Term years
Vyacheslav Sreznevsky[3] 1911–1918
Vitali Smirnov 1992–2001
Leonid Tyagachev 2001–2010
Alexander Zhukov 2010–

See also


  1. Official website of the ROC
  2. April 24, 2015, Friday
  3. Son to Izmail Sreznevsky.

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