Born: 1902, in Poland
Glovinsky headed Israel’s first Olympic team in 1952 and again
and 1964. He served as honorary executive director and treasurer of the
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
He was a founder of Sporttoto, Israel’s Sports Lottery Agency,
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
to FIFA congresses.