|Sheikh Ahmad Installed As ANOC President|
Friday, 13 April 2012 12:28
The Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has announced that Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al Sabah has been appointed as ANOC president after being unanimously chosen by members at the general assembly in the Russian capital Moscow.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al Sabah remained as a clear favourite from the start of the elections and has now been installed as ANOC president due to his popularity amongst members.
Al-Sabah was educated at Kuwait University and the Kuwait Military Academy, and attained the rank of major in the Kuwaiti Army. He has worked in the fields of oil, engineering, water and electricity, and communication and construction.
Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Ahmad is well reputed for his interest in sports. He has undertaken numerous significant sporting positions globally and has been the President of the Olympic Council of Asia since 1991, a member of the IOC since 1992, and also a valued member of International Relations and Olympic Solidarity Commission of the IOC; Many other previous executive roles have been pursued by Sheikh Ahmad. While actively pursuing these roles he has also successfully headed the Kuwaiti Contingents, who have participated in various games globally since 1990.