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Date
21 Jul 2017
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IOC News , Poland , Olympic News

IOC President in Wroclaw, Poland, for World Games

IOC President Thomas Bach was in Wroclaw, Poland, on Thursday for the opening ceremony of the World Games.

Speaking at a fantastic opening ceremony he said the World Games were a “celebration of the diversity of sport and its values”. 

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“The World Games are a confirmation of the power of sport to unite us all," added the President, before declaring the Games open.

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President Bach was welcomed to the Games by International World Games Association President and IOC member José Perurena. 

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During his stay in Wroclaw, President Bach attended a number of World Games events, meeting sports climbing and roller sports competitors.

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Also in Wroclaw were IOC member in Poland Irena Szewinska, WADA President Sir Craig Reedie and IOC member in Israel Alex Gilady.

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