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Dedication plaque to Juan Antonio Samaranch unveiled on the 10th Anniversary of the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Juan Antonio Samaranch (July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports official who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001. Samaranch served the second longest term as the head of the IOC. He is remembered  for announcing that the 2000 Olympic Games would go to "Syd-er-ney" and that Sydney was "the best games ever".

Location

Address:Edwin Flack Avenue, Outside Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park , 2127
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.84788
Long: 151.062004
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 15th September, 2010
Source: MA
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