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Mon. 13 January 2020

CIES congratulates FIFA President Gianni Infantino on his election as a new IOC member

The International Centre for Sports Studies welcomes the election of Mr Gianni Infantino as a new IOC member.

Prof. Denis Oswald, Director of CIES and member of the IOC Executive Board, met Mr Infantino during the 135th IOC Session in Lausanne. He warmly congratulated him on his election as a new member of the Olympic body. Following his election, Mr Infantino said: “I am glad as FIFA President to have an active role to play in the international Olympic movement, and I look forward to making a positive contribution for the continued development of sport across the globe”.

All CIES staff members join the message of its Director and compliment President Infantino on his nomination.

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