Prof Uğur ERDENER

Born 25 June 1950
Dr Ugur ERDENER

Prof Uğur ERDENER

TUR

Education

Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty of Hacettepe University (Turkey)

Career

Associate Professor (1996); Professor of Ophthalmology with specialisation in Oculoplastic Surgery (2001), President and CEO of Hacettepe University Hospitals (Turkey) (2000-2007), Rector of Hacettepe University (2007-2011)

Sports practised

Basketball

Sports career

Athlete in the triple jump and a renowned basketball player

Sports administration

Basketball coach; Chairman of amateur sports disciplines (except football) at Hacettepe University Sports Club; President of the Turkish Archery Federation for 23 years; President of the World Archery Europe (formerly European and Mediterranean Archery Union - EMAU) (2001-2005); World Archery (formerly International Archery Federation - FITA) Executive Board Member (1995-1999) then Vice-President (1999-2003), 1st Vice-President (2003-2005) and President (2005-2009, 2009-2013, 2013-2017, 2017-); President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey (2011-); Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) Representative on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board (2013-2016); ASOIF Representative (2013-2014) then IOC Representative on the WADA's Executive Committee (2015-) and Foundation Board (2017-); IOC Representative in the Independent Testing Agency (ITA) (2017-)

Publications

He has published over 68 articles on ophtalmology in both foreign and domestic journals, and his work has often been cited in medical literature

Awards and distinctions

Many awards in the fields of both medicine and sport; selected as Turkey’s Sportsman of the Year four times

IOC History

Member of the Executive Board (2014-2016); IOC Vice-President (2016-2020); Member (2009-2014) then Chair (2014-2015) of the Medical Commission; Chair of the following Commissions : Medical and Scientific (2015-), Evaluation for the Youth Olympic Games 2022 (2018); Member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (2010-2014), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-2017), Coordination for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024 (2017-)