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07 Feb 2010
IOC News , Ethics

IOC decision on Mr Kun Hee Lee

The IOC Executive Board today decided to approve the Ethics Commission's recommendations relating to the case of Mr Kun Hee Lee.
The IOC Executive Board today decided :

1. that Mr Kun Hee Lee, IOC member, has violated the ethical principles set out in the Olympic Charter and the IOC Code of Ethics, has tarnished the reputation of the Olympic Movement and was thereby in breach of the Olympic Charter and the IOC Code of Ethics;

2. pursuant to Rule 23.1.1 of the Olympic Charter, to impose the following sanctions on Mr Kun Hee Lee:
a)   a reprimand
b)   and a suspension of the right to sit on any IOC commission for five years.

The full text of the IOC Ethics Commission’s recommendation and decision


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