- 29 Dec 2004
- IOC News
Indian Ocean Tidal Wave: IOC President Expresses Condolences
In a letter to IOC Members and the affected National Olympic Committees, IOC President Jacques Rogge expressed the IOC's condolences.
"The world is horrified by the terrible catastrophe caused by the tidal wave in the Indian Ocean," wrote President Rogge.
"The whole Olympic Movement stands silent before and shares in this immense bereavement," added President Rogge.