Ms Samira ASGHARI

Entry in the IOC 2018
Born 31 March 1994

Ms Samira ASGHARI

AFG

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Kateb University, Afghanistan

Career

Started sport at age seven with martial arts Kungfu/Wushu; Goalkeeper of the girls’ soccer team at primary school; Captain of the girls’ basketball team at Rabia Balkhi High School; Member of Afghanistan Women’s National Basketball team (2009-); Former captain of Women’s National Basketball team (2019); Team representative on ANBF Executive Board

Sports practised

Kungfu/Wushu, football, basketball, skateboarding

Sports career

Basketball

Sports administration

Executive Board member of the NOC of Afghanistan; Advisory Member of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Peace Through Sport Committee (2019-); Deputy chef de mission for the Afghanistan Delegation at the Olympic Games Rio 2016; Honorary Secretary-General of the Afghanistan Cycling Federation; Deputy Secretary General of the NOC of Afghanistan NOC; Member of the OCA Cultural Committee (2014-2016); Member, OCA Women and Sport Committee (2013-2014); Treasurer for Afghanistan NOC (late 2012- early 2014); Member of the International Relations Department of the NOC of Afghanistan (2011); Former member of the Women and Sport Department of the Directorate of physical Education and Sport

Membership of other associations

Volunteer at the ARCS (Afghanistan Red Crescent Society) Youth Department (2012-); Volunteer member at the Peace and Sport Council in Afghanistan (2013); Administrative staff member of the Audit Department of the Chief Executive Office of the IR of Afghanistan (2015-2017)

Other activities

Civilian and human rights

IOC History

Member of following Commissions: Athletes’ Entourage (2014-); Coordination of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028 (2019-); Coordination for the 4th Winter Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 (2020-); Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games (2019-)