Juan Antonio Samaranch

Don Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquis o 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).


Juan Antonio Samaranch
Joan Antoni Samaranch
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Samaranch at the 2000 Simmer Olympics
7t Preses o the Internaitional Olympic Committee
In office
1980 – 16 Julie 2001
Precedit biMichael Morris
Succeedit biJacques Rogge
Personal details
Born17 Julie 1920(1920-07-17)
Barcelona, Spain
Dee'd21 Apryle 2010(2010-04-21) (aged 89)
Barcelona, Spain
NaitionalitySpainyie
Spoose(s)Maria Teresa Salisachs Rowe (1955–2000; her death)
BairnsJuan Antonio, Maria Teresa
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Alma materIESE
ThriftSports admeenistrator
Diplomat
ReligionRoman Catholicism
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ReferencesEedit

  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)