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Avery Brundage

US-American sports executive, president of the International Olympic Committee between 1952–1972
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Avery Brundage (/ˈvri ˈbrʌndɪ/; September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1952 to 1972. He was born in Detroit, Michigan.

Brundage died in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany on May 8, 1975 from complications of surgery, aged 87. He is buried at Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago.

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