Mr Antun VRDOLJAK

Entry in the IOC 1995
Born 04 June 1931
Mr Antun VRDOLJAK

Mr Antun VRDOLJAK

CRO

Education

Degree from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art

Career

Stage and film actor and director; sports journalist; played an active role in the fight for democracy in Croatia, performing the duties of Vice-President of the Republic of Croatia after the elections; member of the Supreme State Council (advisory body of the President of the Republic); General Manager of Croatian Radio-Television; member of the Croatian Parliament for eight years

Sports practised

Gymnastics, handball, flying

Sports administration

President of the Organising Committee of the European Athletics Championships in Split in 1990; President of the NOC (1991-2000)

Awards and distinctions

Olympic Order in silver (2012)

IOC History

Member of the IOC from 1995 to 2011; Honorary Member since 2012; member of the following Commissions: Radio and Television (1996-), Culture and Olympic Education (2006-)