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The Golden 25 for 2002 Games

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1. Jacques Rogge, IOC president

2. Mitt Romney, Salt Lake Organizing Committee president

3. Security forces at the 2002 Winter Games

4. Evangelos Venizelos, Greek culture minister, defacto Olympics minister for the 2004 Summer Games in Athens

5. Gianna Angelopoulos, Athens organizing committee president

6. Denis Oswald, IOC member from Switzerland who heads the IOC's coordination commission for Athens

7. Hein Verbruggen, IOC member from The Netherlands who heads the IOC's coordination commission for the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing

8. Dick Ebersol, NBC Sports chairman

9. Thomas Bach, IOC vice president from Germany

10. Jean-Claude Killy, IOC member from France, vice chairman of the IOC's coordination commission for the Salt Lake Games, heads the IOC's coordination commission for 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy

11. Sandy Baldwin, U.S. Olympic Committee president

12. Tommy Sithole, IOC member from Zimbabwe, Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa secretary general

13. Mario Pescante, IOC member from Italy, head of the European Olympic Committees, Italian sports minister

14. Sergey Bubka, IOC member from Ukraine, IOC Executive Board athlete member

15. Gunilla Lindberg, IOC member from Sweden, only woman on the IOC Executive Board

16. Dick Pound, IOC member from Canada, World Anti-Doping Agency chairman

17. Gerhard Heiberg, IOC member from Norway, recently took over IOC marketing duties from Pound

18. Un Yong Kim, IOC member from South Korea, head of the General Association of International Sports Federations

19. Mario Vazquez Rana, IOC member from Mexico, head of the Association of National Olympic Committees

20. Sheikh Ahmad, IOC member from Kuwait, head of the Olympic Council of Asia

21. IOC Marketing Team

22. Alex Gilady, IOC member from Israel, NBC vice president

23. Lamine Diack, Sengalese sports leader, head of the International Amateur Athletics Federation

24. Bob Ctvrtlik, IOC member from the United States, IOC Athletes Commission member

25. Zhenliang He, IOC member from China, IOC Executive Board member

Source: Around the Rings