"Power of Sport Award" and "World Fair Play Awards" Gala - Lausanne
(L-R) Darius Draudvila, Halldor Gudbergsson, AIPS President Gianni Merlo, Tegla Loroupe, Edwin Moses, Nawal El Moutawakel, IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge, May El Khalil, CIFP President Dr Jeno Kamuti, representative of the University of Cadiz, Christine Caron, Yoana Damyanova, Philippe Housiaux, Jean Dury, Secretary General CIFP, Gao Feng, Richard Oribe Lumbreras and Amin Montavasselzadeh.
Almost 200 people gathered to celebrate the “spirit of fair play” at a ceremony organised by AIPS with the support of the World Lottery Association (WLA), the City of Lausanne and the Canton de Vaud.
The Sandoz Room of Lausanne’s Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel was transformed for a glittering awards gala co-hosted by Marc Maury and CIFP Secretary General, Jean Dury.
IOC President Jacques Rogge gave the opening address, followed by welcoming speeches from AIPS President Gianni Merlo, and CIFP President Dr Jeno Kamuti, a former Olympic fencer.
Winners: AIPS Power of Sport Awards Nawal El Moutawakel, Morocco May El Khalil, Lebanon Erlingur Johansson, Iceland
CIFP Act of Fair Play Pierre de Coubertin Trophies: 1. Amin Motavassel Zadeh 2. Darius Draudvila 3. Gao Feng Diplomas: 1. Rodrigo Pessoa 2. Yoana Damyanova 3. Raquel Mafra Roda
CIPF Promotion of Fair Play Willi Daume Trophies: 1. Walther Tröger 2. Tegla Chepkite Loroupe Diplomas: 1. Philippe Housiaux 2. Claude-Louis Gallien 3. University of Cadiz
CIFP Sports Career Jean Borotra Trophy: 1. Edwin Moses Diplomas: 1. Elena Dementieva 2. Christine Caron 3. Richard Oribe Lumbreras