The Count Rogge
Olympic Order GCOL KCMG
|Honorary President of the IOC|
|Assumed office |
10 September 2013
|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|
|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); born 2 May 1942) is 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.