About Us

About the Czech Olympic Committee

The Czech Olympic Committee (Czech NOC) was established on 18th May 1899. In accordance with the Olympic Charter, its mission is to develop and promote the Olympic values and ideals, and arrange the representation of the Czech Republic at Olympic Games. On the basis of recognition by the International Olympic Committee it is the only entity authorised to manage the Olympic Movement in the Czech Republic. The Czech NOC represents the interests of Czech sport within the international Olympic Movement. It undertakes publically beneficial activities in support of Czech sport and, in particular, its members. In these activities it works with all sport entities.

The Czech NOC is an association pursuant to Act No. 89/2012 Sb. The Czech NOC Articles of Association, reports on its activities and other documents can be found here.

Members of the NOC Executive

President

  • Jiri Kejval

Vice Presidents

  • Roman Kumpost
  • Zdenek Hanik
  • Filip Suman
  • Libor Varhanik

Secretary General

  • Petr Graclik

Head of International Relations

  • Veronika Zemanova (zemanova@olympic.cz)


Current members of the international sport organizations

Jiri Kejval

  • IOC member
  • IOC Marketing Commission - Chair
  • IOC Television and Marketing Services - Chair of Board of Directors
  • ANOC Medical Commission Member
  • WADA Executive Board and Foundation Board Member

Roman Kumpost

  • IOC Communication Commission member
  • IOC Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 Member
  • ANOC International Relations Commission Member
  • Roman Kumpost' Profile

Veronika Zemanova

  • EOC Marketing and Communication Commission member

Petr Koukal

  • WADA Standing Committees Member

Nadezda Knorre

  • vice-president of Women Sport International

Kveta Peckova

  • European Fair Play Movement, Member of Executive Committee


Czech and Czechoslovak Members of the IOC

  • 1943–1984
    Jiri Stanislav Guth-Jarkovsky
  • 1946–1965
    Josef Gruss
  • 1965–1981
    František Kroutil
  • 1981–1992
    Vladimír Černušák
  • 1995–2001
    Věra Čáslavská
  • 1999–2001 and 2004–2012
    Jan Železný (member of the Athletes Commission)
  • 2018–present
    Jiri Kejval