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IOC Holds Memorial Service for Patrick Baumann

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: IOC HOLDS MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR PATRICK BAUMANN

DATE: 14 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a memorial service today for IOC Member Patrick Baumann, who died suddenly yesterday in Buenos Aires. The IOC Members present at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were joined by members of the Executive Committee of the International Basketball Federation FIBA. The ceremony was held at the 3×3 Basketball court for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Patrick Baumann was instrumental in getting the discipline on the Olympic programme, where it will debut in Tokyo 2020.

IOC President Thomas Bach and FIBA President Horacio Muratore both delivered speeches.

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