Prof Dr Ugur Erdener

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

Prof Dr Ugur Erdener has been Vice President of the International Olympic Committee since 2016 and Executive Board member since 2014. He is also a member of the Evaluation Commission for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024. 

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

Ugur is President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey since 2011 and ASOIF Representative on the WADA Foundation Board since 2013. He is the IOC Representative on the WADA's Executive Committee since 2015 and a member of the ASOIF Council. 

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.