- 02 Jul 2015
- IOC News
President Bach welcomes HM the King of Netherlands to IOC headquarters
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today welcomed His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands to the IOC headquarters and The Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
President Bach informed the King about Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, and the views of the IOC on the important role of sport in society.
His Majesty, an IOC Member from 1998 to 2013 and current IOC Honorary Member, signed the Golden Book of Honour of the IOC before visiting The Olympic Museum with the IOC President.
His Majesty the King was accompanied by IOC Member in the Netherlands Camiel Eurlings and IOC Honorary Member Hein Verbruggen.