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International Olympic Committee board member

Denis Oswald, Swiss International Olympic Committee board member. Named 13-time national champion, including 5 times in single sculls; recipient Bronze medal, Olympic Games, 1968, Swiss Sports Merit prize for teams, 1968. Member Swiss National Rowing Team, 1968—1976; participant Olympic Games, Mexico, 1968, Munich, 1972, Montreal, 1976.


Oswald, Denis was born on May 9, 1947 in Neuchâtel.


Degree in law, University Neuchâtel, 1970. Doctor, Cambridge University, 1977.


Private practice law. Member executive board (representative of Summer International Federations) International Olympic Committee, since 2000. President bar Canon of Neuchâtel, 1990—1993.

Judge Court of Arbitration for Sport. Legal consultant; secretary general International Rowing Federation, 1978—1989, president, since 1989. Deputy secretary general NOC, 1985—1996.

President Neuchâtel Rowing Club, 1976—1980. Member appeals chamber Swiss Ice Hockey League, 1976—1991. President ASOIF, since 2000.


Member Swiss National Rowing Team, 1968—1976. Participant Olympic Games, Mexico, 1968, Munich, 1972, Montreal, 1976.


Married Claire-Lise Oswald. 1 child Marc.

Claire-Lise Oswald

Marc Oswald