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Juan Antonio Samaranch
Joan Antoni Samaranch
Samaranch at the 2000 Summer Olympics
|7th President of the International Olympic Committee|
1980 – 16 July 2001
|Preceded by||Michael Morris|
|Succeeded by||Jacques Rogge|
17 July 1920|
|Died||21 April 2010
|Spouse(s)||Maria Teresa Salisachs Rowe (1955–2000; her death)|
|Children||Juan Antonio, Maria Teresa|
Don Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquis of Samaranch (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator. He served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.
Samaranch died of cardio-respiratory failure on 21 April 2010, aged 89.
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Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch, formerly Olympic Hall Zetra, in Sarajevo
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