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IOC President at the European Games finals
Date: 6/30/2019 12:53 PM
Published by : Rasmus Bech(BEC)

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, will be watching when the last finals at the European Games take place.

Badminton has since 1992 been recognized as an Olympic sport, and badminton has delivered many memorable moments at the absolute biggest stage.

European legend and BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer won the first ever European Olympic gold medal, and Sunday afternoon Bach took a look at some of the players, who will also be fighting for the gold in Tokyo in 2020.

The 65-year old German, who won the Olympic fencing gold medal in 1976, has been President for the IOC since 2013.

In the picture from left:

Raffaele Pagnozzi (EOC General Secretary), George Katulin (MEGOC CEO), Thomas Bach (IOC President), Janez Kocijancic (EOC President), Spyros Capralos (EOC Chair of Coordination Commission of the Minsk European Games & IOC Member)


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