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Borislav Stankovic (Serbia)
Born on July Thursday, 1925, in in Bihac, Serbia.
Nationality:
Serbia

Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Highlights

  • Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Belgrade. Veterinary inspector for meat control in Belgrade for ten years
  • As a player: 2 times Champion of the Yugoslavian League (1946 and 1947) with Red Star Belgrade and 36 appearances from 1940 to 1953 with the Yugoslavian National Team, participating in the 1st World Championship in Buenos Aires 1950
  • As a coach (obtains coach license in 1948, in Belgrade): OKK Belgrade from 1953 to 1963 and in 1965 (4 times Champion of the Yugoslavian League: 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1965) and Oransoda Cantù from 1966 to 1969 (1968 Italian League Champion)
  • Member of the Central Board of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation: 1953-1966
  • Secretary General of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation: 1956-1966
  • Elected Member of the European Cup Commission of FIBA: 1958
  • Vice-Secretary General of FIBA: 1960-1972
  • Deputy Secretary General of FIBA: 1972-1976
  • Secretary General of FIBA: 1976-2002
  • Member of the IOC's Commission for the Olympic Movement: 1982
  • Secretary General of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF): 1982-1993
  • Member of the Yugoslavian Olympic Committee: since 1988
  • Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC): from 1988 to 2006
  • Member of the IOC's Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXV Olympiad (Barcelona 1992): 1988-1992
  • Member of the IOC's Olympic Programme Commission: 1992
  • Member of the IOC's Enquiry Commission for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad (Sydney 2000): 1992-1993
  • Member of the IOC's Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad (Atlanta 1996): 1992-1996
  • Member of the IOC's Women and Sport Working Group: 1996
  • Member of the IOC's Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad (Athens 2004): 2000-2004
  • Secretary General Emeritus of FIBA: since August 2002

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • World Sport Leader Award, by the United States Sports Academy: 1983
  • Order of Merit of the Venezuelan Basketball Federation: 1983
  • Olympic Order, awarded by S.E. Mr. J.A. Samaranch, President of the IOC: 1985
  • Ordre National du Lion (Sénégal): 1999
  • Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur (France): 2001
  • Merit for Yugoslavia, First Degree: 2002
  • Award of the National Olympic Committee of Serbia & Montenegro: 2003
  • Olympic Order, awarded by Dr. Jacques Rogge, President of the IOC: 2005