President of the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF)
Niels Nygaard is President of the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF) since 2007. Vice President of DIF from 2006-2007 and member of the Executive Board since 1992.
President of the Danish Athletic Federation from 1986-1992.
President of the Sport Foundation Danmark (now Sport Event Danmark) from 1994-2007.
Member of Danske Spil A/S Board of Directors.
Member of the EOC Working Group for Environment & Sport for All.
Through the years Niels Nygaard has been – and still is – very much involved in the fight against doping.
Niels Nygaard has been chairman of various non-sport organizations.
Niels Nygaard was born in 1953.