Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2005
Career Data Updated: 1/5/2007

PHOTO: Yuan Weimin
Yuan Weimin 袁伟民
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, Executive President of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad
Born: 1939


Yuan Weimin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1939, joined the CPC in 1962 and graduated from the Nanjing Institute of Physical Culture.

Yuan spent his entire career involved in the world of sports, beginning his career as coach of the state men's volleyball team, serving in leadership positions in various sports associations and later becoming deputy-director of the State General Administration of Sports. In 2004, he became executive president of the Beijing organizing committee for the XXIX Olympiad.

Yuan was an alternate member of the 12th and 15th CPC Central Committees, a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees. He is a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

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