STEFFI GRAF TO RECEIVE OLYMPIC ORDER
Lausanne, 1 December 1999 - What:
Tennis champion Steffi Graf will be receiving the Olympic Order from the IOC President in recognition of her outstanding career and her contributions to the sporting world. Ms Graf announced earlier this year that she was retiring from competition.
Both Steffi Graf and the IOC President will make short statements during the official ceremony.
Monday, 6 December 1999, at 12:15 hrs
Olympic Museum (Auditorium)
1, Quai d’Ouchy
CH - 1006 Lausanne
tel.: (41.21) 621 6511
Journalists and camera crews will be able to attend the ceremony; however, there will be no press conference afterwards.
To receive further information please contact IOC press office, tel.: (41.21) 621 6111 / fax: (41.21) 621 6356.