chef de mission - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a term used to refer to the team manager of a national team at a major sporting event such as the Olympic games

    The BOA said it would consider its next move after its Olympic qualification standards panelcomprising including the chef de mission, Andy Hunt, and the deputy chefs de mission, Sir Clive Woodward and Mark England, and the athletes commission chair, Sarah Winckless – had spoken.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/06/2012