the President of the European Olympic committees to Anesu Cociancich was 78. Lawyer, businessman, politician, and one of the prominent figures of the international Olympic movement were a long time sick. However, the work did not give up, courageously fighting the disease. Of his death, reported the press service of the EOC.
This effort Cociancich was created by the European game, took the now solid and worthy place in the calendar of international competitions. In 2017, he was unanimously elected President of the EOC. Kosanic enjoyed such authority that none of the opponents did not dare to oppose him and not put his candidacy.
unlike some of the leaders of world sport have taken a very clear position in relation to the allegations against Russian athletes accusations of doping. Thanks to him, the EOC has maintained a position of neutrality in this matter.
He was the first President of the National Olympic Committee of Slovenia, member of many international federations. The EOC will be difficult to find a new President of such a large scale.