The London 2012 Olympics are in two weeks and it’s time to meet the athletes that will proudly represent Lebanon in four different disciplines. I couldn’t find an official list anywhere and the Olympics website is not yet updated with the official number of participating athletes, however I was able to extract a preliminary list from LOrientLejour:
â€“ Antoine Chartier, President of the Lebanese Olympic Committee
â€“ Tony Khoury, VP
â€“ Izzat Koraytem, Secretary General
â€“ Ziad Richa, Head of the Delegation
â€“ SÃ©lim el-Hage-Nicolas, President of the Lebanese table tennis federation
â€“ Georges Zeidan, President of the Lebanese Taekwondo Federation
â€“ Mohammad Makki, President of the Lebanese Gymnastics Federation
â€“ Francois SaadÃ©, President of the Lebanese Judo Federation
â€“ Samar Younes, Administrative Assistant for the delegation.
â€“ Hassan Mehieddine, Press
â€“ Ziad Choueyri, President of the Federation
â€“ Fady Tannous, Member
â€“ Imad Nahas, Member
â€“ Amjad Badawi, Trainer
â€“ Mona Shaito, Athlete
â€“ Zein Shaito, Athlete
â€“ Bassem Aad, Personal Trainer
â€“ Cosette Basbous, Assistant Coach
â€“ Luigina Abi-Samra, Physiotherapist
â€“ AndrÃ©a Paoli, Athlete (- 57 kg).
â€“ Raffi Moumjoghlian, Trainer & VP of the Federation
â€“ Tvine Moumjoghlian, Athlete.
â€“ Noureddine el-Kouch, Member of the Federation
â€“ Ã‰lie SaadÃ©, Trainer & Member of the Federation
â€“ VahÃ© Ibrahamian, Trainer
â€“ Greta Taslakian, Athlete
â€“ Ahmad Hazer, Athlete
â€“ Adnane Amil, member of the Federation
â€“ Ã‰lie Boutros, Trainer
â€“ Katia Bachrouche, Athlete (800 m)
â€“ WaÃ«l Kobrosli , Athlete (100 m).
â€“ Roberto Scalzoni, Trainer
â€“ Roger Kasparian, Trainer
â€“ Ray Bassil, Athlete.
â€“ Joseph Tchik, Trainer
â€“ Karen Chammas, Athlete (- 63 kg).
Lebanon has participated 15 times in the Olympic games and won 4 medals overall, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze but never a Gold.
Good luck to our athletes!
Update:LOrient Le jour published yesterday the full Lebanese delegation list. I will update the post accordingly. Thank you Fouad