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Date
21 May 2007
Tags
IOC News , museum-news-articles

AGORA: "Is there life after sport?"


They have all been winners, but not all have carried on in the same way. Some have gone straight on to success in a new career. But others have sunk into anonymity and suffered serious setbacks. Starting out again after a sports career is never simple. Featuring Roland Collombin, Alpine skiing Olympic medallist and world champion in 1972, several times World Cup winner, wholesaler; Etienne Dagon, Olympic 200m breast stroke medallist, Los Angeles 1984, Head of the Sports Department for the town of Neuchâtel; Kelly Fairweather, IOC Sports Director; Laurence Fischer, karate world champion in 1998 and 2000, four times European champion from 1999 to 2004, humanitarian mission leader in Afghanistan; Erika Hess-Reymond, Olympic medallist, six times Alpine skiing world champion, youth trainer and coach; and Jacques Reymond, former Swiss ski team trainer and co-founder of a company specialising in helping elite athletes change career (Gesport Management); Catherine Tanvier, French tennis champion in 1982 and 1990, with 10 titles on the WTA tour, has just published her autobiography: Déclassée.

Co-produced with TSR, this Agora will be broadcast on Tuesday 5 June at 8.05 p.m. on TSR2.




You have until 18 May, at the latest, to sign up: 021 621 65 11 or agora@olympic.org







Tuesday 29 May at 6.30 p.m.
Presentation:
Jean-Philippe Rapp and Jean-François Develey






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