General Mounir SABET

Entry in the IOC 1998
Born 29 October 1936
General Mounir SABET

General Mounir SABET



Bachelor of Science in Military Science, aeronautics (1956)


Ex-Chairman of Egyptian Marsa Alam Aviation Services Board (retired); Ex-Chairman of Egyptian Aviation Services Board (retired)

Sports practised

Shooting, tennis, gymnastics

Sports career

National shooting team member (1965)

Sports administration

Volunteer training supervisor of the Egyptian team for its preparation for the Games of the XXIII Olympiad in 1984 in Los Angeles; official, Egyptian shooting team for the Games of the XXIV Olympiad in 1988 in Seoul ; President (1984-1992, 2000-2004, 2004-2008), Board Member (2008-2012) and Head Coach of Technical Committee (1992) of the Egyptian Shooting Federation; Vice-President (1988-1990), President (1990-1992; 1996-2009) and then Honorary President (2009-) of the Egyptian Olympic Committee; President of the African Shooting Confederation (1991-2013); Council Member of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) (1991-2013); Head of the Egyptian delegation to the Mediterranean Games in 1991 in Athens, the Pan-Arab Games in 1992 in Syria and the Games of the XXV Olympiad in 1992 in Barcelona; 1st Vice-President of the Organising Committee for the V All African Games in 1991 in Cairo; 2nd Vice-President of the Association of African Sports Confederations (AACS) (1996-2011); 2nd Vice-President (1997-2008) and Member of the Executive Board of the Arab Sports Confederation (1997-2012); 2nd Vice-President and Member of the Executive Board of the International Mediterranean Games Committee (CIJM) (1997-2013); Council Member of the International Gymnastic Foundation

Awards and distinctions

ISSF Blue Cross Award (2002); Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Trophy of Merit (2002)

IOC History

Member of the IOC from 1998 to 2016; Honorary Member since 2017; Member of the following Commissions: Culture and Olympic Education (1999-2015), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004 in Athens (2000-2004), Women and Sport (2006-2015), Evaluation of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 (2008-2009), Women in Sport (2015-2017), Culture and Olympic Heritage (2015-2017); Delegate Member for Security (2002-2012)