Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Don Juan Antonio Samaranch
Joan Antoni Samaranch
Samaranch at the 2000 Simmer Olympics
7t Preses o the Internaitional Olympic Committee
In office
1980 – 16 Julie 2001
Precedit bi Michael Morris
Succeeded by Jacques Rogge
Personal details
Born 17 Julie 1920(1920-07-17)
Barcelona, Spain
Deed 21 Aprile 2010(2010-04-21) (agit 89)
Barcelona, Spain
Naitionality Spainyie
Spoose(s) Maria Teresa Salisachs Rowe (1955–2000; her death)
Childer Juan Antonio, Maria Teresa
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Alma mater IESE
Occupation Sports admeenistrator
Diplomat
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Military service
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Don Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquis of Samaranch (17 Julie 1920 – 21 Aprile 2010), wis a Spainyie sports admeenistrator who served as the sevent Preses o the Internaitional Olympic Committee (IOC) frae 1980 tae 2001.[1][2][3] Samaranch served the seicont langest term as the heid o the IOC, the langest bein that o Pierre de Coubertin (29 years).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Obituary The Times, 22 April 2010.
  2. Obituary The Guardian, 22 April 2010.
  3. Juan Antonio SamaranchThe Independent Obituary – 22 April 2010 (By Martin Childs)