- 29 Aug 2002
- IOC News
Death of Major Sylvio de Magalhaes Padilha
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was today deeply saddened to learn of the death of Major Sylvio de Magalhaes Padilha, IOC Member from 1964 to 1995 and then Honorary Member. Magalhaes Padilha was President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee and an IOC Executive Board Member from 1970 to 1978, and again from 1983 to 1988. He was also IOC Vice-President from 1975 to 1978, and a member of various IOC Commissions.