© IOC/Greg MartinCouncil News
Date : 19 Apr 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 19, 2018: The IOC President, Thomas Bach, welcomed a delegation from Tsukuba University in Japan to the IOC HQ in Lausanne, Switzerland. President Bach received an Honorary Doctorate degree from the famous Japanese sporting institution during a visit in October 2016. A number of projects related to sports studies, sports participation and the revival of the tsunami disaster area through sport were discussed.
The President of Tsukuba University, Kyosuke Nagata, Vice President Caroline Benton and the Director General of the University Centre for Olympic Research and Education, Hisashi Sanada, were accompanied by the Governor of Ibaraki Prefecture, Kazuhiko Oigawa, and the Mayor of Tsukuba, Tatsuo Igarashi.
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