Avery Brundage (/ ˈ eɪ v r i ˈ b r ʌ n d ɪ dʒ /; September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee, from 1952 to 1972.The only American to attain that position, Brundage is remembered as a zealous advocate of amateurism and for his involvement with the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics, both held in Germany.
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Aug 01, 2016 · The debate on whether to pull out on the American end was particularly heated, as the boycott began with the U.S. team. Avery Brundage, then the president of the American Olympic Committee ...
But a determined Avery Brundage maneuvered the Amateur Athletic Union to a close vote in favor of sending an American team to Berlin, and, in the end, Mahoney's boycott effort failed. Once the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States voted for participation in December 1935, however, other countries fell in line.
The three values of Olympism are excellence, friendship and respect.They constitute the foundation on which the Olympic Movement builds its activities to promote sport, culture and education with a view to building a better world.
Sep 16, 2021 · The organisation of the Olympic Games is entrusted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the country of the host city as well as to the host city itself.