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IOC President Thomas Bach hails new era for Olympic education as the International Olympic Academy reopens after renovation in ancient Olympia

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Location: Ancient Olympia, Greece

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STORY SCRIPT: The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas

Bach joined President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou in officially

opening the renovated International Olympic Academy (IOA) in ancient Olympia on

Sunday (Oct 17).

The IOC funded the two-year renovation project with a €12.5 million investment and the

revamped facilities of the interdisciplinary centre for Olympic Education and Studies were

inaugurated during a ceremony that saw President Bach cut a ribbon to declare the IOA

open.

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