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National Sports Council (Spain)

Consejo Superior de Deportes - CSD

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Flag of CSD - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 July 2018

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Presentzation of CSD

CSD (Wikipedia) is an autonomous government organization for directing the development of sport within Spain. It was established through Decree No. 2258/1977, of August 27, although it traces its roots to the Delegación Nacional de Deportes (DND; Wikipedia), which was established on February 22, 1941. In 1956 it changed its name to Delegación Nacional de Educación Física y Deportes (DNEFD), dependent on the Minister-Secretary General of the Movement (of FET y de la JONS) until the Dictatorship came to an end and all the institutions were dismantled, which ocurred to the DNEFD on April 1977 and its duties were taken over by the current CSD.
CSD is currently dependent of the Ministry of Culture and Sport.

Esteban Rivera, 14 July 2018

After 41 years of existence, CSD is finally presided by a woman, the former Alpine skier (giant slalom) María José Rienda Contreras (b. 1975; Olympist from 1994 to 2010, standard-bearer for Spain in 2002; 6 wins in the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup), appointed in 2018.

Ivan Sache, 14 July 2018

Flag of CSD

The flag of CSD (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is blue with the organization's logo, without the organization's name on the right

Esteban Rivera & Ivan Sache, 14 July 2018