- 24 Jul 2008
- IOC News
Death of Mr Kurt Furgler, IOC Honour Member since 2000
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is greatly saddened to learn of the death of Mr Kurt Furgler, former President of the Swiss Confederation, at the age of 84.
Mr Furgler was named honour member of the IOC in 2000. He was a very active member of the IOC’s Ethics and Nominations Commissions. Kurt Furgler’s expertise and good judgment in legal and ethical affairs, as well as his outstanding human qualities, were recognised and greatly appreciated by the Olympic Movement.
The IOC expresses its deepest sympathy to Mr Furgler’s family.
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