Olympic Family [Edit]

The Olympic Family is a term used by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that describes people considered to have certain privileges during the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games. The Olympic Family consists of athletes, officials, media representatives, sponsors and their guests, and invited guests from the IOC, National Olympic Committees (NOCs), International Federations (IFs), and Organizing Committees of the Olympic Games (OCOGs). At the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games, members of the Olympic Family are given access to preferred lodging, private transportation, and privileged seating at the Olympic sporting events. These privileges and access are prioritized with IOC Members given the highest consideration.