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Rogge, Jacques

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
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1942 – Born in May 2nd in Ghent, Belgium. Orthopaedic surgeon, and former rugby player and Olympic competitor.

1968-1976 – He competed in the Games of the Olympiad in Mexico, Munich and Montreal.

1989 – President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC).

1999 – He was the former Chairman of the Medical Commission of the ISAF and World Anti-Doping Agency Council Member.

2000 – Chairman of the Coordination Commissions for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney.

2001 – He faced a flood of problems when he took over the helm of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July, succeeding outgoing president Juan António Samaranch of Spain, a figure who became nearly synonymous with the triumphs and excesses of the modern Olympic movement.

2004 – Chairman of the Coordination Commissions for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, in Athens.