Prof Dr Uğur Erdener - Host City speaker

Prof Dr Uğur Erdener

Position: President, World Archery; President, NOC of Turkey; Member, International Olympic Committee

IOC Member Prof Dr Ugur Erdener is Chair of the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission and Chair of the IOC Commission for Coordination for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024.

He has been President of World Archery since 2005, of which he was Vice President from 1999-2005.

Ugur is President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey since 2011. He is the IOC Representative on the WADA's Executive Committee since 2015 and a member of the ASOIF Council.

He was Vice President of the International Olympic Committee from 2016 to 2020 and Executive Board member from 2014 to 2016.

He is also a Professor of Ophthalmology, a former athlete in the triple jump and a renowned basketball player. He was selected as Turkey’s Sportsman of the Year four times.