Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2005
Career Data Updated: 1/5/2007

PHOTO: Yuan Weimin
Yuan Weimin 袁伟民
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, Executive President of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad
Born: 1939

Biography

Yuan Weimin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1939, joined the CPC in 1962 and graduated from the Nanjing Institute of Physical Culture.

Yuan spent his entire career involved in the world of sports, beginning his career as coach of the state men's volleyball team, serving in leadership positions in various sports associations and later becoming deputy-director of the State General Administration of Sports. In 2004, he became executive president of the Beijing organizing committee for the XXIX Olympiad.

Yuan was an alternate member of the 12th and 15th CPC Central Committees, a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees. He is a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

2004— Executive President, Chinese Olympic Committee, Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad Beijing Municipality
(Author, My Way As Volleyball Coach)
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000— Chairman, Chinese Olympic Committee
2000—2004 Director, State General Administration of Sports
1998—2000 Deputy Director, State General Administration of Sports
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—???? Chairman, Asian Volleyball Federation
1995—???? President, Council of Physical Culture and Sports Science Society of China
1994—???? President, Asian Federation for Wushu
1992—1997 Member, CPC, Central Committee
1992—???? Honorary Professor, Nanjing Institute of Physical Culture
1992—???? President, Football Association of China
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—2000 Vice-Chairman, Chinese Olympic Committee
1985—1998 Vice-President, All-China Sports Association
1984—???? Director, Chinese Olympic Committee, China's Anti-Doping Committee
1984—1985 Member, State Physical Culture and Sports Commission CPC, Party Committee
1984—1998 Deputy Director, State Physical Culture and Sports Commission
1982—1987 Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1976—1984 Chief Coach, State Physical Culture and Sports Commission, Training Bureau, State Women's Volleyball Team
1973—1976 Assistant Director, State Physical Culture and Sports Commission, Training Bureau, National Volleyball Team
President, Volleyball Association of China
1962—1973 (Member of the State Men's Volleyball Team)
Graduate, Nanjing Institute of Physical Culture
1962 Joined, CPC
1958 (Joined Jiangsu Provincial Men's Volleyball Team)


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