Pierre de Coubertin medal

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The Pierre de Coubertin medal is awarded by the International Olympic Committee and recognizes those who demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship in the Olympic Games.[1] The medal is not the same award as the Pierre de Coubertin World Trophy, which is awarded by the International Fair Play Committee.[2][3]

Recipients[change | change source]

Recipient Country Accomplishment(s) Date Place
Juan Antonio Samaranch[4]  Spain Seventh President of the International Olympic Committee 1997
Leon Štukelj[5]  Slovenia 12 November 1999
(awarded posthumously)
Raymond Gafner  Switzerland 1999
Rainier III, Prince of Monaco  Monaco 2000
João Havelange  Brazil 2000
Gianni Agnelli  Italy 2000
Alain Danet  France 2000
Kurt Furgler  Switzerland 2000
Henry Kissinger  United States 2000
Yoshiaki Tsutsumi  Japan 2000
Emil Zátopek  Czechoslovakia 1952 Summer Olympics 6 December 2000
(awarded posthumously)
Helsinki, Finland
Kéba Mbaye  Senegal 2001
Rodolphe Leising  Switzerland 2001
Wolf Lyberg  Sweden 2001
Spencer Eccles  United States 2002 Winter Olympics February 2002 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Artur Takac  Switzerland 2002
Conrado Durantez  Spain 2002
Hilda Múdra  Slovakia 2002
Carlos Luña Longo  Guatemala 2002
Walburga Grimm  Germany 2003
Cecilia Tait  Peru 2003
Marino Ercolani Casadei  San Marino 2003
Julio Ernesto Cassanello  Argentina 2003
Vanderlei de Lima[6]  Brazil 2004 Summer Olympics 29 August 2004 Athens, Greece
Erwin Niedermann  Austria 2004
Heiner Heinze  Germany 2004
Martin Franken  Netherlands In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of the Olympic Movement and services to the IOC 16 November 2006 Lausanne, Switzerland
Elena Novikova-Belova  Belarus 2007 XI International Scientific Congress 17 May 2007 Minsk, Belarus
Shaul Ladany  Israel "Unusual outstanding sports achievements during a span covering over four decades"[7] 17 May 2007 Minsk, Belarus
Manfred Bergman  Israel For services rendered to the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic cause December, 2008
Lausanne, Switzerland
Boyan Radev[8]  Bulgaria 15 September 2009
Eric Monnin  France Olympic education specialist 2012
Bob Nadin  Canada Ice hockey referee 2012
Richard Garneau  Canada 2014 Winter Olympics 6 February 2014
(awarded posthumously)
Sochi, Russia
Michael Hwang[9]  Singapore "Exceptional services to the Olympic movement" 13 October 2014 Singapore, Singapore
Eduard von Falz-Fein[10]  Liechtenstein "[L]ong service to the Olympic movement"[10] 17 February 2017 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Lü Junjie  China Zisha artist[11] 16 January 2018 Lausanne, Switzerland
Han Meilin[12]  China Chinese artist most recognized today for his creation of the Fuwa dolls for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. 24 April 2018 Lausanne, Switzerland

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References[change | change source]

  1. 106th IOC Session Meeting Minutes, Lausanne: International Olympic Committee, 3–6 September 1997, p. 68
  2. "ANGEL OR DEMON? THE CHOICE OF FAIR PLAY". International Olympic Committee. 2006. Archived from the original on 26 October 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  3. "World Fair Play Trophy". International Fair Play Committee. 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  4. Olympic Review. XXVI (17). International Olympic Committee: 9. October–November 1997. {{cite journal}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "LEON STUKELJ AWARDED IOC MEDAL POSTHUMOUSLY". International Olympic Committee. 12 November 1999. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  6. "Lima Vanderlei receives the Pierre de Coubertin medal". International Olympic Committee. 30 August 2004. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  7. "Sports Shorts – Israel News". Haaretz. 12 September 2007. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  8. "San Marino NOC president awarded the Olympic Order". Chinese Olympic Committee. 17 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  9. "Singapore Lawyer Michael Hwang receives the Pierre de Coubertin Medal for his Services to the Olympic Movement - Singapore National Olympic Council". 13 October 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "IOC President visits Liechtenstein". International Olympic Committee. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  11. "IOC awards Pierre de Coubertin medal to Chinese artist Lv Junjie - Xinhua - English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  12. "Chinese artist awarded Coubertin Medal at IOC headquarters in Lansanne". Xinhua. Archived from the original on 25 April 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.