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Walter Sieber (CAN)

Birthplace: Jonschwil, SUI
Raised: Jonschwil, SUI
School(s): Université de Montréal
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-03-21
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speaks French, English, and German... earned a Bachelor of Physical Education at the Université de Montréal... once written on FIFA.com, Sieber is a “man blessed with an uncommon eye for detail and a seemingly inbuilt stopwatch”... 

For Sport

served as Director General of Sports at the Montréal 1976 Olympics... served as Director de la Régie des installations olympiques de Montréal... served as an advisor for the organising committees of the Moscow 1980 Olympics... served as vice-president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (1985-2009)... served as a General Coordinator at the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA World U-16 Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served as a member of the Organising Committee for the Calgary 1988 Olympics... served as an advisor for the organising committees of the Seoul 1988 Olympics... served as a General Coordinator at the 1990 FIFA World Cup Italy... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Women’s World Cup China 1991... served as Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Albertville 1992 Olympics... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA World Youth Championship Australia 1993 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served as a General Coordinator at the 1994 FIFA World Cup USA... served as a General Coordinator at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Football Tournaments... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA World Youth Championship Malaysia 1997 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served as a General Coordinator at the 1998 FIFA World Cup France... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA World Youth Championship Nigeria 1999 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served as a General Coordinator at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Football Tournaments... served as a General Coordinator at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002 (FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup)... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... served as part of Competition Services for the FIFA World Youth Championship UAE 2003... served as a General Coordinator at the Athens 2004 Olympic Football Tournaments... served as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Candidature Acceptance Working Group (2004-..)... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Confederations Cup Germany 2005... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA Club World Championship Japan 2005 (FIFA Club World Cup)... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006... served as a General Coordinator at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007... served as a General Coordinator at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Football Tournament... served as a member of the Organising Committee for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Vancouver 2010 Paralympics... served as a Special Advisor to the Organising Committee of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Japan 2012... served as a Special Advisor to the Organising Committee of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... served as a member of the National Organising Committee for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... 

Year Prize Honour
2017 Life Member / membre à vie Canada Soccer Life Member
2012 Recipient Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
2011 Membre honoré (Bâtisseur) / Honoured Member (Builder) Québec Sports Hall of Fame
2002 Membre honoré (Bâtisseur) / Honoured Member (Builder) Québec Soccer Hall of Fame
1995 Recipient / Récipiendaire Canada Soccer President’s Award
1989 Recipient Canada Soccer Award of Merit

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