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João Havelange Edit Profile

Sports association administrator

João Havelange was Brazilian sports association administrator. Achievements include member, Brazilian Olympic swim team, 1936, Berlin; Brazilian Olympic water polo team, 1952; being fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French; Pro. Soccer Stadium Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange; Pro. Soccer Stadium Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange named in his honor.

Background

Havelange, João was born on May 8, 1916 in Rio de Janeiro.

Education

Doctor in Law.

Career

Lawyer, 1936—1998; president Confederaçao Brasileira de Desportos, 1958-1974, Federation International Football Association (Fédération internationale de football association), 1974-1998, honorary president, since 1998. Member International Olympic Committee, since 1963. President COMETA S.A.

Achievements

  • Achievements include member, Brazilian Olympic swim team, 1936, Berlin. Brazilian Olympic water polo team, 1952. Being fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.

    Pro. Soccer Stadium Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange. Pro. Soccer Stadium Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange named in his honor.

Connections

Married Anna Maria Havelange. 1 child Lucia.

spouse:
Anna Maria Havelange

child:
Lucia Havelange