Mr Francisco J. ELIZALDE

Entry in the IOC 1985
Born 10 October 1932
Mr Francisco J. ELIZALDE

Mr Francisco J. ELIZALDE



Loyola School, New York (USA); Staunton Military Academy (USA); Harvard University (USA)


Vice-President and Director of Elizalde & Co. Inc., Elizalde International (Phil.) Inc., Elizalde Paint & Oil Factory Inc., Elizalde Rope Factory Inc., Elizalde Security Equipment Mfg. Corp., Tanduay Distillery Inc.; Director of Johnson-Pickett Rope Co. Inc. and Mineral Exploration & Development Co. (1955-1983); Chairman of Elro Commercial and Industrial Corporation; Director of Bais & Tanjay Sugar Planters’ Association (1983-1996)

Sports practised

Football, boxing, swimming, track and field

Sports administration

Manager of the Harvard University swimming team (1953-1954); founder (1958) then President of the Boys’ Football Association; member (1965-1970), member of the Board (1970-1980), Vice-President (1980-1981) then President of the National Football Federation (1982-1986); member of the NOC (1982-); President of the football tournament committee of the XI South East Asian Games; member of the Executive Board of the Organising Committee for the XXIII South East Asian Games

Member of other associations

Harvard Varsity Club; Makati Business Club

Awards and distinctions

Olympic Order in silver (2012)

IOC History

Member of the IOC from 1985 to 2012; Honorary Member since 2013; Chairman of the Nominations Commission (2003-2014); Member of the following Commissions: Marketing (1989-1999), Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Cultural (1995), Evaluation for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004 (1996-1997), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 (1998-2004), “IOC 2000” (1999), Nominations (2000-2002), Evaluation for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 (2000-2001); Ethics (2009-2017)