ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

CHAIM GLOVINSKY
Sport: Official/Administrator
Inducted: 1982
Country: Israel
Born: 1902, in Poland
Died: 1986

Glovinsky headed Israel’s first Olympic team in 1952 and again in 1956 and 1964. He served as honorary executive director and treasurer of the Israel Olympic Committee from 1952 until his death in 1986.

Glovinsky was also chairman of the Israel Sports Federation from 1961 to 1963, chairman of basketball in Israel from 1963 to 1972, and president of the Palestine-Israel Soccer Football Federation from 1938 to 1954.

He was a founder of Sporttoto, Israel’s Sports Lottery Agency, and was one of the initiators of the Sports Stadium in Ramat Gan.

Glovinsky settled in Palestine in 1920. In 1927, he was one of the founders of the Hapoel Sports Organization. He was also Israel’s representative
to FIFA congresses.

 
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