European Olympic Committees mourns death of president Kocijančič

Janez Kocijancic, president of the EOC, speaks during the 2019 ANOC General Assembly (by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images for ANOC)

European Olympic Committees president Janez Kocijančič has died at the age of 78 after what the EOC described as a “sudden and severe” disease.

The eighth president of the EOC, Kocijančič was elected to the top post in November 2017 after four years as vice-president. He joined the EOC in 2005 as a member of the Executive Committee.

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