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ABOUT WT COUNCIL

Ms. Samira Asghari

AFGHANISTAN
Start year in WT : 2021
Term of Office : 2021-2023

WORLD TAEKWONDO COUNCIL BIOGRAPHY

Education
  • Master’s of Advanced Studies in Sport Management / administration and Technology – Lausanne University, Switzerland
  • BA in Political Science, Int’l Relations – Kateb University, Afghanistan)
Career / Occupation
  • Youngest Member of IOC
  • Active athlete ANBF Women’s Basketball National Team
  • Volunteer EQL Operation Hoops program manager
  • OCA and IOC Commission’s Member
Sports Practiced
  • Swimming
  • Kung fu
  • Skateboarding
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
Sports Administration
  • ANBF EB member
  • AFG-NOC Women & Sport Dept and Int’l Relation Dept.
  • NOC Treasurer, Secretary General deputy, EB member
  • Afghanistan Cycling Federation honorary SG
  • Deputy CDM Rio OGs 2016
  • FEI Solidarity Dept. Intern
  • OCA Advisory Committee Member
  • IOC AEC (Athlete Entourage Commission member
  • Coordination Commission Member LA 2028 OGs
  • 2024 YWOG Gangwon Coordination Commission Member
  • Future Host Commission’s Member for OWG (Olympic Winter Games)
Sports Career / Accomplishment
  • Peace and Sport Council of Afghanistan founding Member
  • ARCS (Afghanistan Red Crescent Society’s Women’s Basketball Team’s owner
  • ANBF National Basketball Team Player
  • IOC Membership
  • Enabler of the first Afghan female National team sport discipline’s participation in the 12th South Asian Games India
  • Enabler of the first ever ANBF Female vice president appointment
Awards and Distinctions
  • IOC membership medal 2018
  • Afghanistan Red Crescent Society Brave Woman appreciation award 2018
  • Afghanistan Sport Personality of the year award winner 2019
  • AIPS Sport Media Award
  • Afghanistan 10 Top UN Women 2019 Award
  • Simply Woman 2021 Award winner
WT History