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Juan Antonio Samaranch

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I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Spain is not a racist country.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch


The 'movement' is paramount, the concept of 'family' is the symbol we wish to project.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.

— Juan Antonio Samaranch

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He was succeeded by Jacques Rogge. Business and political career
After the defeat of the Republic in 1939 Samaranch studied commerce at IESE Business School in Barcelona. In the aftermath of a bribery scandal surrounding the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City Utah an inquiry held in camera expelled several IOC members but cleared Samaranch of wrongdoing.

Don Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló 1st Marquis of Samaranch Grandee of Spain (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) known in Catalan as Joan Antoni Samaranch i Torelló (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈan ənˈtɔni səməˈɾaŋ]) was a Catalan Spanish sports administrator who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.

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