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Sam Ramsamy

Vice-President of FINA


Born 27-01-1938

Sam Ramsamy is a Vice-President of FINA. He has had a rich career in the sports industry, with positions like Chairman of South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, Chairman of the South African Commonwealth Games Association and President of Swimming South Africa. Ramsay also coached swimming, football and athletics at national level, as well as practicing sports himself like swimming, athletics, football and surf lifeguard.



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Book - 'Reflections – on a Life in Sport'

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Book - 'Apartheid, The Real Hurdle'

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Current Position(s)

Honorary Life President | Swimming South Africa
2004 - present

Sport and Recreation


Member | International Olympic Committee
Lausanne, Switzerland | 1995 - present

Sport and Recreation




Previous Position(s)

General Manager | Olympic Team | National Olympic Committee South Africa
Sydney, Australia | 2002 - 2002

Sport and Recreation


General Manager | Olympic Team | National Olympic Committee South Africa
Atlanta, United States of America | 1996 - 1996

Sport and Recreation



General Manager | Olympic Team | National Olympic Committee South Africa
Barcelona, Spain | 1992 - 1992

Sport and Recreation


President | National Olympic Committee South Africa
Johannesburg | 1991 - 2005

Sport and Recreation



Consultant | United Nations
London | 1980 - 1991

Consulting and Project Management


Consultant | United Nations
New York | 1978 - 1979

Consulting and Project Management



Deputy Principal | Gwyn Jones School
London | 1972 - 1977

Academia, Education and Training


Lecturer | Physical & Health Education | Springfield College of Education
Durban | 1970 - 1972

Academia, Education and Training


Lecturer | Physical and Health Education | Gwyn Jones School
London, Canada

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University of Toronto

Honorary Doctor of Laws

College of Carnegie

Diploma in Physical Education

University of Leeds

Honorary Doctorate

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National Order of Ikamanga

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International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012, 2005 - present

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Evaluation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012, 2004 - 2005

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Olympic Programme, 2003 - present

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Press, 2002 - present

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for β€œIOC 2000”

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Sport and Environment, 1996 - 2001

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Apartheid and Olympism, 1989 - 1991

Roehampton Institute, University Surrey

Honorary Fellow

International Olympic Committee

Member of Commission for Culture and Olympic Education, 2002 - 2010

FINA Bureau 1996

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