“Paris is getting ready to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, after 100 years at last. The experience and knowledge of the Union will be key assets to build a strong and lasting legacy for all Parisians.”

Pierre Rabadan

Vice President of the World Union of Olympic Cities

Pierre Rabadan is a former professional rugby player and has been the successful captain of Stade Français, an iconic Parisian club. In 2015, he retired from his sporting career and joined Anne Hidalgo’s office as sports advisor to participate in Paris‘ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and to promote the organisation of major international sporting events in Paris.

In 2020, he has been elected Paris councillor and appointed Deputy Mayor in charge of Sport, Olympic and Paralympic Games by Mayor Hidalgo.

Pierre Rabadan has always been involved with NGO’s, like Sports without Borders (now PLAY International), an organisation which invests in sport as a lever for education and social change of children.

Last name: Rabadan
First name: Pierre
Function: Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of Sports, Olympic and Paralympic Games
City: Paris
Passion: Rugby