Carol Ann Letheren

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: former director and chief executive officer of the Canadian Olympic Association and one of 14 women on the International Olympic Committee who became the official who took Ben Johnson's medal away at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and was a member of the IOC co-coordinating committee for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, who was a former intercollegiate provincial badminton champion where she officiated gymnastics at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics as well as five world championships before becoming COA director since 1981 and later appointed CEO in 1994, who was praised for her handling of the Johnson drug scandal, which was her springboard to an IOC seat in 1990.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brain aneursym

 

Born: July 27, 1942

 

Died: February 2, 2001

 

Location: Toronto, Canada