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Union of Arab National Olympic Committees

Union of Arab National Olympic Committees
إتحاد اللجان الأولمبية الوطنية العربية
Countries members
Type Sports federation
Membership 22 National Olympic Committees
Official language Arabic
President Nawaf Bin Faisal Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

The Union of Arab National Olympic Committees (National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the Arab world. It is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  • Member countries 1
  • Events 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Member countries

Nation Code National Olympic Committee Created Ref.
 Algeria ALG Comité Olympique Algérien 1963/1964 [1]
 Bahrain BRN Bahrain Olympic Committee 1978/1979 [2]
 Comoros COM Comité Olympique et Sportif des Iles Comores 1979/1993 [3]
 Djibouti DJI Comité National Olympique Djiboutien 1983/1984 [4]
 Egypt EGY Egyptian Olympic Committee 1910 [5]
 Iraq IRQ National Olympic Committee of Iraq 1948 [6]
 Jordan JOR Jordan Olympic Committee 1957/1963 [7]
 Kuwait KUW Kuwait Olympic Committee 1957/1966 [8]
 Lebanon LIB Lebanese Olympic Committee 1947/1948 [9]
 Libya LBA Libyan Olympic Committee 1962/1963 [10]
 Mauritania MTN Comité National Olympique et Sportif Mauritanien 1962/1979 [11]
 Morocco MAR Comité Olympique Marocain 1959 [12]
 Oman OMA Oman Olympic Committee 1982 [13]
 Palestine PLE Palestine Olympic Committee 1995 [14]
 Qatar QAT Qatar Olympic Committee 1979/1980 [15]
 Saudi Arabia KSA Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee 1964/1965 [16]
 Somalia SOM Somali Olympic Committee 1959/1972 [17]
 Sudan SUD Sudan Olympic Committee 1956/1959 [18]
 Syria SYR Syrian Olympic Committee 1948 [19]
 Tunisia TUN Comité National Olympique Tunisien 1957 [20]
 United Arab Emirates UAE United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee 1979/1980 [21]
 Yemen YEM Yemen Olympic Committee 1971/1981 [22]


See also


  1. ^ Comité Olympique Algérien
  2. ^ Bahrain Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Comité Olympique et Sportif des Iles Comores
  4. ^ Comité National Olympique Djiboutien
  5. ^ Egyptian Olympic Committee
  6. ^ National Olympic Committee of Iraq
  7. ^ Jordan Olympic Committee
  8. ^ Kuwait Olympic Committee
  9. ^ Lebanese Olympic Committee
  10. ^ Libyan Olympic Committee
  11. ^ Comité National Olympique et Sportif Mauritanien
  12. ^ Comité Olympique Marocain
  13. ^ Oman Olympic Committee
  14. ^ Palestine Olympic Committee
  15. ^ Qatar Olympic Committee
  16. ^ Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee
  17. ^ Somali Olympic Committee
  18. ^ Sudan Olympic Committee
  19. ^ Syrian Olympic Committee
  20. ^ Comité National Olympique Tunisien
  21. ^ United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee
  22. ^ Yemen Olympic Committee

External links

  • Qatar sign hosts 2011 Pan Arab Games (
  • Executive Bureau of the union in Jeddah (Alriyadh Newspaper)
  • Arab Games 2011 put back one month (Olympic Council of Asia)
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