Avery Brundage - Quotes

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As soon as you take money for playing sport, it isn't sport, it's work. ---->>>

For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art. ---->>>

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation. ---->>>

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment. ---->>>

Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: September 28, 1887
Birthplace:
Die: 05-08, 1975
Occupation: Athlete
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Avery Brundage (; September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), serving from 1952 to 1972. The only American to attain that position, Brundage is remembered as a zealous advocate of amateurism and for his involvement with the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics, both held in Germany (wikipedia)