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Anita DeFrantz

Born: Oct 4, 1952

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Anita DeFrantz

Date of Birth : Oct 4, 1952
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Anita DeFrantz is an American Olympic Athlete, member of the International Olympic Committee, and former Vice-President of FISA. She was captain of the American rowing team at the 1976 Summer Olympics winning the bronze medal in women's eight. In 1986, the International Olympic Committee appointed DeFrantz to lifetime membership in the organization. She became the first female vice-president of the IOC executive committee in 1997. On June 25th 2012, DeFrantz told that she would like to return to the IOC Executive Committee after having served on it from 1997-2001. She was elected back onto the IOC Executive Board on 10 September 2013.


  • Lawyer
  • Athlete

Also known as

  • Anita Luceete Defrantz
  • Anita L Defrantz


  • Anita P. DeFrantz
  • Robert D. DeFrantz
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