IOC Members from Mediterranean Countries

In 1948 the IOC member from Egypt Mohammed Taher Pasha during the London Olympic Games made a proposal to organize games among the Mediterranean countries. Three years later in 1951, he became the creator and the organizer of the first Mediterranean Games. Since that date 64 leaders from this part of the world have been elected members of the IOC.

Bonnin de la Bonninière count Jean De Beaumont

(1951) – Bonnin de la Bonninière count Jean De Beaumont (France)

Giorgio de Stefani

(1951) – Giorgio de Stefani (Italie)

Sheik Gabriel Gemayel

(1952) – Sheik Gabriel Gemayel (Lebanon)

Pedro Ybarra, Marquis de Mac-Mahon

(1952) – Pedro Ybarra, Marquis de Mac-Mahon (Spain)

Suat Erler

(1955) – Suat Erler (Turkey)

(1957) – Saul Christovao Ferreira Pires (Portugal)

Ahmed Eldemerdash Touny

(1960) – Ahmed Eldemerdash Touny (Egypt)

Boris Bakrac

(1960) – Boris Bakrac (Yugoslavia)

Hadj Mohammed Benjelloun

(1961) – Hadj Mohammed Benjelloun (Morocco)

(1963) – General Raul Pereira de Castro (Portugal)

H.M King Constantine

(1963) – H.M King Constantine (Greece)

Giulio Onesti

(1964) – Giulio Onesti (Italy)

Mohamed Mzali

(1965) – Mohamed Mzali (Tunisia)

Pyrros Lappas

(1965) – Vice-Admiral Pyrros Lappas (Greece)

H.E Juan Antonio Samaranch

(1966) – H.E Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spain)

Maurice Herzog

(1970) – Maurice Herzog (France)

Mohammed Zerguini

(1974) – Mohammed Zerguini (Algeria)

Epaminondas Petralias

(1975) – Epaminondas Petralias (Greece)

Bashir Mohamed Attarabulsi

(1977) – Bashir Mohamed Attarabulsi (Libya)

Nikolaos Nissiotis

(1978) – Nikolaos Nissiotis (Greece)

Nikos Filaretos

(1981) – Nikos Filaretos (Greece)

Franco Carraro

(1982) – Franco Carraro (Italy)

Turgut Atakol

(1984) – Turgut Atakol (Turkey)

Carlos Ferrer

(1985) – Carlos Ferrer (Spain)

HSH Prince Albert of Monaco

(1985) – HSH Prince Albert of Monaco (Monaco)

Lambis V. Nikolaou

(1986) – Lambis V. Nikolaou (Greece)

(1987) – Slobodan Filipovic (Yugoslavia)

Sinan Erdem

(1988) – Sinan Erdem (Turkey)

Borislav Stankovic

(1988) – Borislav Stankovic (Yugoslavia)

Fernando Ferreira Lima Bello

(1989) – Fernando Ferreira Lima Bello (Portugal)

Philippe Chatrier

(1990) – Philippe Chatrier (France)

Primo Nébiolo

(1992) – Primo Nébiolo (Italy)

Mario Pescante

(1994) – Mario Pescante (Italy)

Jean-Claude Killy

(1995) – Jean-Claude Killy (France)

Antun Vrdoljak

(1995) – Antun Vrdoljak (Croatia)

Toni Khoury

(1995) – Toni Khoury (Lebanon)

Mustapha Larfaoui

(1995) – Mustapha Larfaoui (Algeria)

Ottavio Cinquanta

(1996) – Ottavio Cinquanta (Italy)

HRH Infanta Dona Pilar de Bourbon

(1996) – HRH Infanta Dona Pilar de Bourbon (Spain)

Guy Drut

(1996) – Guy Drut (France)

Mounir Sabet

(1998) – Mounir Sabet (Egypt)

Nawal El Moutawakel-Bennis

(1998) – Nawal El Moutawakel-Bennis (Morocco)

Muhammad Samih Moudallal

(1998) – Muhammad Samih Moudallal (Syria)

Hassiba Boulmerka

(1999) – Hassiba Boulmerka (Algeria)

Manuela Di Centa

(1999) – Manuela Di Centa (Italy)

Alfredo Goyeneche

(2000) – Alfredo Goyeneche (Spain)

Bruno Grandi

(2000) – Bruno Grandi (Italy)

Henri Sérandour

(2000) – Henri Sérandour (France)

Manuel Estiarte

(2000) – Manuel Estiarte (Spain)

Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr

(2001) – Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr (Spain)

ikis Lazarides

(2002) – Kikis Lazarides (Cyprus)

Hicham El Guerrouj

(2004) – Hicham El Guerrouj (Morocco)

Rania Elwani

(2004) – Rania Elwani (Egypt)

Francesco Ricci Bitti

(2006) – Francesco Ricci Bitti (Italy)

Ugur Erdener

(2008) – Ugur Erdener (Turkey)

Soledad Marisol Casado Estupinan

(2010) – Soledad Marisol Casado Estupinan (Spain)

José Perurena Lopes

(2011) – José Perurena Lopes (Spain)

Tony Estanguet

(2013) – Tony Estanguet (France)

Nenad Lalovic

(2015) – Nenad Lalovic (Serbia)

Ivo Ferriani

(2016) – Ivo Ferriani (Italy)

Jean-Christophe Rolland

(2017) – Jean-Christophe Rolland (France)

Giovanni Malago

(2019) – Giovanni Malago (Italy)

Spyros Capralos

(2019) – Spyros Capralos (Greece)

Mustapha Berraf

(2019) – Mustapha Berraf (Algeria)

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic

(2020) – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (Croatia)