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Prestigious Guests at the Fair Play Pavilion


President of the Hungarian Republic, Mr Pál Schmitt Paid a Visit to the CIFP Booth

The International Committee for Fair Play had the honour to welcome two prestigious guests at its booth in the Youth Olympic Village on the first day of competitions.

Mr Pál Schmitt, newly elected President of the Republic of Hungary took a tour in the Youth Olympic Village and visited the fair play pavilion where as part of the Culture and Education Programme interesting video games featuring the values of fair play are presented. 

Mr Schmitt is a former Olympic Champion in fencing, he held the presidency of the Hungarian Olympic Committee for over 20 years and currently he chairs the Sport and Environment Commission of the IOC.

Mrs-Moutawakel-and-Mr-SchmittBesides Mr Schmitt, Mrs Nawal El Moutawakel, Chair of the Coordination Commission for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 also visited the CIFP booth where she coincidentally met his fellow IOC member, Mr President Schmitt with whom he had a friendly talk.

The number of visitors has reached 267 on the third day of operation of the fair play pavilion.