He eventually became senior vice-president of the IOC in 1968, and succeeded Avery Brundage to the presidency on 23 August 1972, being elected at the 73rd IOC Session in Munich, just prior to the 1972 Summer Olympics.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidents_of_the_International_Olympic_Committee
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He eventually became senior vice-president of the IOC in 1968, and succeeded Avery Brundage to the presidency on 23 August 1972, being elected at the 73rd IOC Session in Munich, just prior to the 1972 Summer Olympics.
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Rome 25 August 1960. The Italian delegation (ITA). Official opening of the Games by: President Giovanni Gronchi. Lighting the Olympic Flame by: Giancarlo Peris (athletics) Olympic Oath by: Adolfo Consolini (athletics) Official Oath by: The officials' oath at an Olympic Summer Games was first sworn in 1972 in Munich.
After becoming a member of the IOC in 1936, and Vice-President in 1945, in 1952 he was elected President and watched over the destiny of the Olympic Movement until 1972 becoming Life Honorary President from 1972 to 1975. A great advocate of amateurism, he was the author of many articles on amateur sport and the Olympic Movement.
Italian president Giovanni Gronchi opened the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo and the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. He was the first democratically elected head of state to open more than one Olympic Games. Japanese emperor Hirohito opened the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. He was the first non ...YearGamesHost cityOfficially opened by2028Los Angeles, United StatesJoe Biden or his successor2026Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, ItalySergio Mattarella or his successor2024Paris, FranceEmmanuel Macron or his successor2020Tokyo, JapanNaruhito (expected)
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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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