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José Perurena

Full name: José Perurena López
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: April 4, 1945 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Canoeing

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Biography

José Perurena competed at the 1968 Olympics as a canoeist in the K4 event. He was a Spanish national champion several times in kayak and competed internationally for many years. A computer technician, he later became director of the IT Departent at Saint-Gobain in Spain.

In sports administration Perurena was Chairman of the Athletes’ Commission of the Spanish Olympic Committee (1992-94), and has been a member of the Spanish Olympic Committee since 1984, serving as Vice-President from 1987-2001. With the Spanish Canoe Federation he was Vice-President (1988-2000), Secretary General (2000-04), 1st Vice-President (2005-08), and then President. He was President of the International Canoe Federation from 2008-12. Co-opted onto the IOC in 2011 he has served on the Women and Sport Commission (2012-14), the Entourage Commission (appointed 2014), and the Olympic Programme Commission (appointed 2014).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Spain ESP 4 h2r2/4

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date T
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Canoeing Spain ESP Repêchage Heat Two 1968-10-23 3:30.93
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Canoeing Spain ESP Round One Heat One 1968-10-22 3:40.40
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