Mr Carlos Arthur NUZMAN ---

Entry in the IOC 2000
Born 17 March 1942
Games Participated 1964
Athlete profile
Carlos Arthur NUZMAN
Mr Carlos Arthur NUZMAN

Mr Carlos Arthur NUZMAN ---


--- Suspended




Lawyer, owner of a private law office; owner of a real estate company (1970-); member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section (1968-1970); member of the Board of Directors of the Rio de Janeiro City Strategic Plan (1994-2001) and of the National Sports Council of Brazil (2002-2008)

Sports practised

Volleyball, swimming, tennis, golf, football

Sports career

Participated in the volleyball event in the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964 and at the World Championships in USSR in 1962 and in Czechoslovakia in 1966

Sports administration

Member of the Pan-American Sports Organisation (PASO) Board of Administration (1975-1998); President of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (1975-1996) then Life President (1997-); Executive Vice-President (1984-1998) then Honorary Vice-President (1998-) of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB); President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Brazil (1995-); Honorary President of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Council (1996); Member of the PASO Executive Board (1998-); President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sports Venues Commission (1999-2004); Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) (2000-); President of the Organising Committee of several FIVB World Volleyball Championships (indoor and beach); President of the Bid Committee and of the Organising Committee of the Pan and Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007 (CO-RIO) (2002-2007); President of the South American Sports Organisation (ODESUR) (2003-); President of Rio 2016 Bid Committee (2007-2009); Second Vice President of the PASO Executive Committee (2008-); President of the Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (2009-); Board member of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) (2010-); Member of the International Masters Games Association (IMGA) (2010-2014); International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Commission Member (2013-); IAAF Ethics Commission Deputy Chair (2014-)

Awards and distinctions

Olympic Order (1993); Rio Branco Order – Foreign Relations Ministry (Brazil) (2003); induction into the Volleyball Hall of Fame (United States of America) (2007); Eagle Award, United States Sports Academy (2009); Gold Shield of the state of Antioquia, Colombia (2010); Grand Officer of the Order of Aeronautical Merit by the Brazilian Air Force (2010); Military Sports Merit Medal, Brazil (2010); Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito of the Italian Republic (2011); Guirlande d’Honneur – Federation of sport television and of the images on the screen (FICTS) (2012)

IOC History

Member of the IOC as President of a National Olympic Committee from 2000 to 2012; Honorary Member since 2013; Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Collectors (1998-2001), “IOC 2000” (1999), Evaluation for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 (as representative of the NOCs, 2000-2001), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008 (2002-2008), Marketing (2002-2010), 2009 Congress (2006-2009), International Relations (2010-2013)