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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President

Gordon Tang

In November 2021, the Olympic Council of Asia approved the election of Gordon Tang as a Vice President of OCA. He served as a director of IOA from 2016-2021 and is currently the Vice-President of the Cambodian Olympic Committee and president of the Cambodia Sailing Association.

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Gordon has strongly supported the IOA and contributed to its normal operation and development in the face of the severe challenges brought by the European economic downturn and the Covid-19 global pandemic. His generous donation to the IOC Museum further reflects his respect and enthusiasm for the Olympic spirit and sports.

GT is an excellent promoter of the Cambodian Olympic movement. With his proposal and funding, Cambodia established a national sailing team, and organized regular training programs in China for Cambodian National Teams including windsurfing, gymnastics, and wrestling, and achieved gratifying results in a short period of time. With his unremitting efforts, Cambodia has obtained the hosting right for fifth edition of the Asian Youth Games in 2029, which will effectively promote the popularization and improvement of Cambodian Olympic sports.

In his youth, Gordon was a windsurfing and sailing athlete. With a deep understanding of the Olympic sports spirit, he is committed the promotion of Olympic sports. He has been a long-serving supporter of sports development in his hometown – Shantou, China.  His endeavors helped the 2022 3rd Asian Youth Games find home in Shantou.

At the same time, Gordon is also a long-time patron of sports such as the Singapore Olympic Council, sailing, and judo.

 

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First Vice President

Mohamed Humaid Hamad Dalmouj Aldhaheri

Secretary General of the Office of the UAE
Minister of Interior

Vice President

Fakhruddin Haider

Brigadier General Mr Fakhruddin Haider is currently holding 2 several key positions in the sports scene of Bangladesh. He is the President of the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts Bangladesh (GAMMA), since September 2022.

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He is also the Deputy Secretary General of National Paralympic Committee, Bangladesh since Feb 2019.

Mr Haider served as Director General (DG) for Bangladesh Olympic Association from Feb 2014 – Dec 2022. In his stint there, he mainly builds, maintain International Relationships and Correspondences for the organization. He also responds to support request from various stakeholders and resolved a wide range of technical/managerial issues. He brought an innovative approach to work that applies holistic thinking towards the continuous improvement of the games and organisation and worked independently and collaboratively as part of a high performing team.

Mr Haider performed the duties of ‘Chief Administration Officer (CAO)’ / ‘Sports Attaché’ for Bangladesh Olympic Team in from 2014 – 2022 for 14 different games in 12 different countries, including Tokyi Olympic Games 2020, Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast 2018, and Rio Olympic Games 2016.

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Vice President

Yousef Behtari

President at Iran Martial Arts Associations Federation

Vice President

Xu Xianghong

Deputy Director General / Vice President at Chinese Wushu Association

Vice President

Lim Chong Yew Edmund

Assistant Secretary General at Singapore National Olympic Council

Members

East Asia

Ms. Bayarsaikhan Bayartuya (MGL)
Mr. Steven S.K. CHEN (TPE)

Central Asia

Mr. Khojiakbar Khakimov (UZB)
Mr. Maxut Ibrayev (KAZ)

Southeast Asia

Mr. Peter Taslim (INA)
Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin Bin Mohd Najib (MAS)
Mr. Ngo Duc Quynh (VIE)
Mr. Abraham Tolentino (PHI)

West Asia

Mr. Mohamed Qamber (BRN)
Mr. Ahmad Al Beseri (KUW)
Mr. Abdul Aziz Julaidan (KSA)
Mr. Mohamad Manar Bezreh (SYR)

South Asia

Mr. Nilendra Raj Shrestha (NPL)
Mr. Muhammad Nasir Ijaz Tung (PAK)
Mr. Mohamed Rifdy Fahmy (SRI)

Director General