Richard William (Dick) PALMER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1933-04-13
Education Haverfordwest GS, Trinity Coll Carmarthen, Chester Coll, Univ of Leicester (MEd)
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Recreations N/A
Clubs East India (life memb), Scribes, Cardiff Co, Fullwell and Haverfordwest Golf, Llangwm Boat
Style Dick Palmer, Esq, CBE
Career sports administrator; sec gen Br Students' Sports Fedn 1964-72 (pres 1979-86), organising sec World Univ Cross Country Championship 1970 and World Univ Judo Championship 1971; gen sec: Cwlth Games Cncl for England 1977-86, British Olympic Assoc 1977-97 (exec vice-pres 1997-), conslt to IOC 1998-; dep chef de mission GB Olympic teams Innsbruck and Montreal 1976; chef de mission GB Olympic teams: Lake Placid and Moscow 1980, Sarajevo and LA 1984, Calgary and Seoul 1988, Albertville and Barcelona 1992, Lillehammer 1994, Atlanta 1996; gen team mangr Eng Cwlth Games teams: Edmonton 1978, Brisbane 1982, Edinburgh 1986; chm Confederation of British Sport 1978-79; memb: IOC Cmmn for New Sources of Fin 1981-95, Exec Bd Euro Nat Olympic Ctees 1989-98, IOC Cmmn for 1996 Olympic Games Atlanta and 2000 Olympic Games Sydney; pres British Inst of Sports Administrators 1997-2004, memb Bd Sports Coach UK 1997-, tstee Br Olympic Fndn 1997-2007, memb Sports Cncl for Wales 2006-; chm Assoc of Nat Olympic Ctees Cmmn for Olympic Games 1982-88 and 1992-99; tech dir London 2012 Bid; lectr and tutor MEMOS prog; Sports Writers Assoc Award 1996, Award of Merit Assoc of Nat Olympic Ctees, Olympic Order 1998, Emlyn Jones Award 2003; formerly rugby and athletics rep Pembrokeshire (club capt); Freeman of Pembroke; FRSA
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