Chair, European Olympic Committees Athletes’ Commission (2013-17)


Vice-chair, NOC Belgium


Dutch, Ceran (2017)

Dutch, Ceran (2019)


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

2019 to present: Expert, Office of Minister of Sports Infrastructure
2017 to present: Vice Chair, NOC Belgium
2016 – 2019: Expert, Office of Minister for Education & School Buildings
2014 – 2016: Expert, Office of Minister of Sports
2013 – 2017: Chair, NOC Belgium AC
2013 – 2017: Board Member, NOC Belgium
2013 – 2017: Member, EOC Executive Committee
2009 to present: Chair, EOC Athletes’ Commission


Seoul 1988
Barcelona 1992
Atlanta 1996
Sydney 2000
Athens 2004
Beijing 2008
London 2012

Athletic Career:

Jean-Michel has represented Belgium in Table Tennis at seven editions of the games (From 1988 to 2012).
He was ranked as World #1 for three consecutive years in a row (1994, 1995, 1996) in addition to winning the Belgian Championship 25 times, and the European Championship in 1994.

Olympic Games:

1988 Seoul

1992 Barcelona

1996 Atlanta

2000 Sydney

2004 Athens

2008 Beijing

2012 London

Awards & Distinctions:

Flag Bearer, Olympic Games (1996, 2004)

Belgium Sportsman of the Year (1991, 1994)

UNESCO World Fair-Play Award (1989)

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