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Filomena Fortes sworn in as an individual and permanent member of the International Olympic Committee

Praia, Jun 27 (Inforpress) –The president of the Cabo Verdean Olympic Committee (COC), Filomena Fortes, took office this Wednesday in Lausanne (Switzerland) as an individual and permanent member of the International Olympic Committee, during the 134th regular session of this organization.

According to a COC press release, sent to Inforpress, “it is the first time that Cabo Verde has had an individual and permanent member of the International Olympic Committee since the founding of the Cabo Verdean Olympic Committee in July 1989”.

The individual and permanent members are IOC’s representatives in their countries and have the task of working to promote Olympism and its values.

Filomena Fortes is also a member of the Sports and Active Society, Olympic Education and Coordination Committees for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, of the International Olympic Committee.

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