Sinan Erdem

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: president of Turkey's Olympic Committee since 1989 who led three consecutive failed bids for Istanbul to host the Summer Games in 2000, 2004 and 2008.

 

 

Cause of Death: Liver cancer

 

Born: May 9, 1927

 

Died: July 24, 2003

 

Location: Istanbul, Turkey