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International Olympic Committee Presidents wax statue 国际奥委会主席蜡像 (619)
Beijing

鸟巢名人蜡像馆:

      中国伟人蜡像馆制作的八位国际奥委会主席蜡像展馆位于国家体育场(鸟巢)内一层西南侧,原北京奥运会媒体4号厅。自1894年6月23日国际奥委会成立以来的八位国际奥委会主席:

      一、维凯拉斯,希腊人(1894年~1896年)。顾拜旦提名;

      二、顾拜旦,法国人(1896年~1925年)。现代奥林匹克运动创始人;

      三、巴耶-拉图尔,比利时人(1925年~1942年);

      四、埃德斯特隆,瑞典人(1942年~1952年);

      五、布伦戴奇,美国人(1952年~1972年);

      六、基拉宁,爱尔兰人(1972年~1980年);

      七、萨马兰奇,西班牙人(1980年~2001年);

      八、罗格,比利时人(2001年~2013年)。

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