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IOC Members
    2008-07-16 17:44:22     Beijing 2008
Members: The International Olympic Committee is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement.

The IOC members, natural persons, are representatives of the IOC in their respective countries, and not their country's delegate within the IOC. As stated in the Olympic Charter: "Members of the IOC represent and promote the interests of the IOC and of the Olympic Movement in their countries and in the organisations of the Olympic Movement in which they serve" (Olympic Charter 2004, page 28).

There are currently 111 members, 25 honorary members and 2 honour members. Juan Antonio Samaranch is Honorary President for life.

 
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