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17.11.2020 Athletics

IOC Consoles GOC And Ghanaians On Loss Of Former President Rawlings

By Sammy Heywood Okine
IOC Consoles GOC And Ghanaians On Loss Of Former President Rawlings
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sent a letter of condolence to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the people of Ghana on the demise of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings.

In the letter signed by the IOC President Thomas Bach to Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the GOC, he said President Rawlings was a true friend of sports. Below is the content of the letter.

Dear President,
It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings.

Please accept my sincere condolences to you, the Ghana Olympic Committee and the people of Ghana.

I am grateful for the fact that President Rawlings was a true friend of the sport during a time when Ghanaian athletes were performing at the highest level at the Olympic Games.

With deepest sympathy,
IOC President
Thomas Bach

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