- 29 Jul 2002
- IOC News
The IOC President in Athens
The IOC President, Dr Jacques Rogge, travelled to Athens last Friday, 26 July 2002. During his stay, the President met Mr Evangelos Venizelos, Greek Culture Minister, Mrs Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, President of the Athens 2004 Organising Committee, as well as Mr Lambis Nikolaou, IOC member and President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee.
On 27 July, the President met Mr Nikos Filaretos, IOC member and President of the International Olympic Academy, before attending the Opening Ceremony of the International Olympic Academy's 42nd International Session for Young Participants in Olympia.
The International Olympic Academy's 42nd International Session is being held from 27 July to 6 August 2002.
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