Juan Antonio Samaranch

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: seventh president of the International Olympic Committee whose 21-year term was marked by both an unprecedented growth of the games and its biggest ethics scandal, which led to the ouster of 10 IOC members for receiving improper benefits from the 2002 Salt Lake City bid committee.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a heart disease

 

Born: July 17, 1920

 

Died: April 21, 2010

 

Location: Barcelona, Spain