China's former IOC member He Zhenliang dies

January 5, 2015 5:27 am 

BEIJING, Jan. 4 — China's former IOC member He Zhenliang died at aged 85.

He, who was elected to the International Olympic Committee in 1981 and elected IOC vice president in 1989, died at a hospital in Beijing Sunday afternoon, his family said.

He was instrumental in Beijing's successful bid for the right to host the 2008 Olympic Games. (PNA/Xinhua)

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