The Count Rogge
|Honorary President of the IOC|
10 September 2013 – 29 August 2021
|Preceded by||vacant, last held by Juan Antonio Samaranch (2010)|
|8th President of the IOC|
16 July 2001 – 10 September 2013
|Preceded by||Juan Antonio Samaranch|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Bach|
|Born||2 May 1942|
|Died||29 August 2021 (aged 79)|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Rogge, Countess Rogge|
|Children||One son, one daughter|
|Alma mater||University of Ghent|
Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (French: [ʒɑk ʁɔ.ge]; Dutch: [ˈrɔɣə] ( listen); 2 May 1942 – 29 August 2021) was a Belgian sports administrator and physician. He was the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013. In 2013, the IOC announced that Rogge would become their Honorary President.
References[change | change source]
- "FactSheet IOC Members" (PDF). Olympic.org. July 2014. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
- "Count Jacques ROGGE - Comité Olympique et Interfédéral Belge, IOC Member since 1991". Olympic.org. 1942-05-02. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
- "IOC announces passing of former IOC President Jacques Rogge". Olympics.com. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
- Jacques Rogge: aimabel, onkreukbaar en met fair play in al zijn haarvaten