Klaus Schormann

President, UIPM

Dr Klaus Schormann is a leading administrator in global sport and the Olympic movement who has served as President of the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) since 1993.

Throughout his Presidency, Dr Schormann, from the Hesse region of Germany, has served the Olympic movement as member and coordinator of IOC working groups on Culture and Olympic Education. He is currently a member of the IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission and the Executive Board of the German Olympic Academy.

Dr Schormann has received the IOC Olympic Order and numerous other awards and distinctions in Germany and worldwide in recognition of his services to sport. He has published articles and contributions related to Modern Pentathlon and issues related to the Olympic sport movement.

Earlier in his career, Dr Schormann trained as a teacher, focusing on art, geography, political science and sport. His interest in the development of sport led him to join a number of delegations to various ministries in Hesse.

He has displayed a high level of voluntary commitment to sport, having been involved since 1965 in various roles for Modern Pentathlon and other institutions. He served as President of the German Association for Modern Pentathlon from 1984-2014.