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Frank Fredericks

Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games

Namibia

Frank Fredericks has been an IOC member since 2012 and was appointed Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in October 2013. He is both - the former Chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission and the IOC Athlete Career Programme Steering Committee. An Olympic athlete and winner of 100 and 200 metres Olympic silver medals at Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996, he was elected to the IOC Athletes' Commission in 2004 and made its Chairman in 2008.

Frank Fredericks is active in the Olympic movement, participating as a member of the following Commissions: Member of the Executive board (2008-2012); Member of the Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (2004-2005), Olympic Programme (2005-), Member (2004-2008) then Chairman (2008-2012) of the Athletes' commission, Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (2005-), Coordination for the 1st Youth Olympic Summer Games in Singapore in 2010 (2008-2011).

His accomplishments in sport include: two silver medals (100 m and 200 m) at the Games of the XXV Olympiad in 1992 in Barcelona and at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad in 1996 in Atlanta; World Champion in 200 m in 1993 and runner-up in 1991, 1995 and 1997; World Champion in 200 m indoor in 1999; gold medallist at the World cup (1998) in the 200 m, gold medallist at the African Championships (1998) in 200 m, African Games (1991) in 100 m and 200 m and Commonwealth Games (1994 and 2002 in 200 m); world record-holder at 100 m and 200 m indoors; African record-holder in the 200 m.

In the area of Sports administration, Frank Fredericks is a member of; the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes' Commission; African Athletics Confederation (AAC) Athletes' Commission Chairman; the Namibian NOC Athletes' Commission Chairman and of the NOC Executive Committee.

Frank has Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees.