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Date
22 Oct 2001
Tags
IOC News , Press Release

PREVIEW OPPORTUNITY OF IOC MEDICAL COMMISSION/PFIZER RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES


Lausanne, 22 October 2001 - The Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the pharmaceutical company Pfizer are continuing their partnership in the domain of sports sciences research and, in particular, the study of movements.

Salt Lake Olympic Research to be Announced With Olympic Venues Tour.

WHO:
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Commission in partnership with Pfizer

WHAT:
Opportunity to gather pre-Olympic themed stories on:
- Olympic research initiatives to be conducted during Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake
- Findings of 2000 IOC Medical Commission /Pfizer Research conducted in Sydney

WHERE:
Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah
Olympic Games Venues

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
- Sneak preview of the 2002 IOC Medical Commission /Pfizer Research first-hand and tour of Olympic venues in Salt Lake City from a research standpoint
- Approach Olympic Winter Games from a previously unexplored, behind-the-scenes research angle not accessible to or seen by the public
- Gather pre-Games story seeds to begin crafting Olympic stories about ongoing IOC health and sport-related initiatives that benefit elite athletes, fitness enthusiasts and humankind
- Meet with Sydney and Salt Lake Olympic Games researchers for one-on-one interviews
- Discover impact of IOC Medical Commission /Pfizer Research on human health

WHEN:
Monday, October 22nd – Grand America Hotel
6:00 pm Meet the Researchers

Tuesday, October 23rd – Grand America Hotel
9:00 am Research Overview/Begin Olympic Venue Tour
11:00 am The Oval – speed skating
1:00 pm Salt Lake Ice Center – figure skating
2:45 pm Utah Olympic Park – ski jump

CONTACTS:
Tamara Jacobs
+ 1 404-879-9152
Tamara.Jacobs@ketchum.com

Dr Patrick Schamasch
IOC Medical Commission Director
+41 21 621 6515



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