Sir Austin L. SEALY, KT

Entry in the IOC 1994
Born 17 September 1939
Sir Austin L. SEALY

Sir Austin L. SEALY, KT



Harrison College (Barbados)


Banker (1958-1993); Director of state-owned Radio, Television, Sports and Tourism Authorities; Ambassador for Barbados to the United Kingdom and Israel (1993-1994); International Business and Financial Management Consultant (1994-)

Sports practised

Athletics, basketball, football, cricket, golf, tennis

Sports administration

President (1970-1978; 1981-1988) then Honorary Life Vice President (1988-) of the Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados; Honorary Treasurer (1974-1978) then President (1982-1996) of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.; Executive Member, then Vice-President of the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (1974-1982); Senior Director, Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (ODECABE) (1987-1995); member of the Finance Committee (1982-1986), Honorary Treasurer (1986-2015), then Honorary Life Vice President (2015-) of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF); member of the Working Party established by the (British) Commonwealth Heads of Government to review sport in the Commonwealth (1988-2003); Executive Council member of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (1994-2002); official in Barbados teams to Olympic, Commonwealth, Panamerican and Central American and Caribbean Games (1971-); founder of the Carifta Games, the annual Caribbean Junior Championships (1972) then Chairman of its Organising Committees in 1972, 1977, 1985 and 1989; Director of Barbados Organising Committee for the 2007 Cricket World Cup; Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in Delhi (India); Member of the Finance and Administration Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (2011-)

Awards and distinctions

Silver Crown of Merit (SCM) National Honour (Barbados) (1985); Knighted by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II (2015)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Solidarity (1995-2001), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 in Beijing (2002-2008), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 in London (2005-2012), International Relations (2013-2015), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-2020)