Tuesday , 24 November 2020


Protocol of Academic Understanding between the IOA and CISM

The International Olympic Academy and the Conseil International du Sport Militaire signed a protocol of academic understanding in Athens, inaugurating the close relationship between the two institutions. The Protocol was signed by the IOA President, Isidoros Kouvelos, and the CISM Secretary General, Colonel Dorah Mamby Koita. The main point of this agreement is the organization of an International Symposium by CISM in October 2021 in Ancient Olympia.

The event, which took place in strict compliance of the health protocol, was also attended by Dionyssis Gangas, Advisor to the IOA President, and the CISM Sports Director, Colonel Luiz Fernando Medeiros Nobrega, and the CISM Academy Manager, Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Soares Pinheiro da Cunha. The Greek Arm Forces were represented by Captain Spyros Andriopoulos, member of the CISM Board of Directors, Head of the Hellenic delegation in CISM and Director of ASAED, Colonel Odysseas Paxinos, President of CISM Sports Scientific Committee, lieutenant commander Florentia Sfakianou, member of the Hellenic delegation in CISM and Police Sergeant Sofia Andriopoulou, member of the Hellenic delegation in CISM.

Source - International Olympic Academy

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