Dr Arne Ljungqvist (SWE)

Date of birth 23 April 1931
Nationality Swedish
Civil status Married - 3 children
Languages Swedish, English, French, German
Profession
Professor - MD, PhD
Lord in Waiting to his Majesty the King of Sweden
Positions held within the IAAF
Vice President since 1981
Council Member 1976-1981
Medical Committee Chairman
Doping Commission Chairman
Competitive sports career
Top class Swedish High Jumper - Personal Best 2.01m
1950 - 1951
Swedish Junior Champion - High Jump, Pole Vault, Javelin.

1952
Swedish Senior Champion - High Jump
Represented Sweden at the Olympic Games in Helsinki 1952 and was amongst the top three ranked high jumpers in Europe.

Past and present offices in sport
1970 - 1973
Council Member Swedish Athletic Association
1973 - 1981
President Swedish Amateur Athletic Association
1975 - 1989
Council Member Swedish Sports Confederation
1980 - 1992
President, Swedish Council of Sports Research
1987 - date
Member of IOC Medical Commission
1989 - date
Member of the Swedish Olympic Committee
1989 - date
President of the Swedish Sports Confederation
1994 - date
Member of the International Olympic Committee
 

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President (8 November 1999 -)
Lamine Diack (SEN)

Senior Vice President
Dr Arne Ljungqvist (SWE)

Vice Presidents
Dapeng Lou (CHN)
Dr. Helmut Digel (GER)
Amadeo Francis (PUR)


Honorary Treasurer
H Robert H Stinson (GBR)

General Secretary
 
Istvan Gyulai (HUN)

Members
William Bailey (AUS)
Sergey Bubka (UKR)
Leonard Chuene (RSA)
Nawal El Moutawakel - Bennis (MAR)
Alpheus Finlayson (BAH)
R. Gesta De Melo (BRA)
Gianni Gola (ITA)
Robert Hersh (USA)
Abby Hoffman (CAN)
A. Juantorena Danger (CUB)
Suresh Kalmadi (IND)
Isaiah Kiplagat (KEN)
Neville McCook (JAM)
C. Moreno Bravo (MEX)
José Maria Odriozola (ESP)
Jung-Ki Park (KOR)
Jean Poczobut (FRA)
Jamel Simohamed (ALG)
Igor Ter-Ovanesian (RUS)
Taizo Watanabe (JPN)
Hansjörg Wirz (SUI)