Resolution regarding the death of Alexandros Nikolaidis


The members of the International Olympic Academy held an extraordinary meeting after the announcement of the death of


Silver Olympic Medallist at the Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008) Olympic Games.

The IOA Ephoria, after taking into account the high level and flawless sport career of this great athlete in Greek and world sports, his love for Olympism and the dissemination of its Values as well as his modest presence in Greek society that ranked him as a unique role model for the youth of his country, has decided:

  1. to express a condolence message to the family of the deceased
  2. to publish this resolution to the International Olympic Committee, the Hellenic Olympic Committee and the Hellenic Taekwondo Federation
  3. to establish a permanent, annual scholarship in his name and to offer it to a student of the IOA International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students, nominated by the Hellenic Taekwondo Federation
  4. to publish this resolution to the Greek press as well as to the IOA social media platform


Athens, 14 October 2022

For the International Olympic Academy


Isidoros Kouvelos