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    KHOTOCHKIN Viktor AlekseevichDate of birth

    August 11, 1946


    • Novosibirsk State Pedagogical Institute (1968)
    • State Central Order of Lenin Institute of Physical Education (SCOLIPE) (1983)
    • Completed his postgraduate study in the Academy of Social Sciences of Communist Party (now the State Service Academy under the President of the Russian Federation) (1989)

    Place of work and occupation

    • Honorary Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)
    • Vice-President of the Boxing Federation of Russia
    • Head of the Russian Olympic Committee International Relations Department
    • Deputy Chairman of the Russian Olympic Committee Sport and Environment Commission
    • Member of the EOC Olympic Games Commission


    • Class 2 Active State Advisor of the Russian Federation
    • Candidate of Historical Sciences
    • Member of the International Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Art
    • Honored Worker of Physical Culture of the Russian Federation

    Work experience in sport and the Olympic movement

    • General Secretary/Treasurer of the Federation of International Bandy (1971-1978)
    • Head of the Capitalist and Latin America countries department at the International Sports Relations Department of the USSR Sports Committee (1978-1981)
    • General Secretary of the USSR National Olympic Committee (1981-1986)
    • Member of the ANOC’s Commission to Monitor preparations for the Olympic Games (1984-1990)
    • Member of the European Olympic Committees Association’s Executive Committee (1988-1992)
    • Member of the European Executive Committee of the International Basketball Federation (1991-1996)
    • First Vice-President of the All Russian Bandy Federation   (1993-1998)
    • Vice-President of the Russian Basketball Federation
    • Head of the Russian sports delegation at the World Youth Games, Moscow, 1998
    • Chairman, Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Sports Development (two-terms 1996-2000)
    • State Secretary, First Deputy Chairman, the State Sports Committee of the Russian Federation, Deputy Minister for Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism (1993-2002)  
    • State Secretary Advisor, Union State (2002-2004)
    • Olympic Advisor, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Embassy, the Hellenic Republic (2004)
    • First Vice-President, the Russian Olympic Committee (2002-2009)
    • Member of the ANO ‘Organizing Committee ‘Sochi 2014’ and the International Olympic University Supervisory Boards (2007-2010)
    • Member of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2012 in Innsbruck (2009-2010)
    • Olympic Attache of the Russian official delegation at the XXX Olympiad, London 2012 (2012)
    • Special Representative of the Russian Olympic Committee Attache 

    Honors and awards

    • Order of Friendship (1995)
    • IOC Pierre de Coubertin Medal for his outstanding contribution to the development of the International Olympic Movement (2007)
    • Honorary diploma of the President of the Russian Federation (2013)
    • Acknowledgements from the President and the Government of the Russian Federation (1997-2009)
    • Presidents Certificate of Merit for his significant contribution to the preparation and holding of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014
    • Laureate of Sport Solidarity National Award (2013) for his contribution to the development of international sports cooperation
    • Order of “Merit for the Fatherland” classe II (May 22, 2017) – for the successful preparation of athletes who have achieved high sporting achievements at the  XXXI Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    Marital status

    • Married, four children