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Primo Nebiolo

Age: 76

president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) since 1981; responsible for creating the world championships and organizing sponsorship and television coverage; no one except IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch had more influence in the world of international sports at the time of his death; member of the International Olympic Committee; head of the sports federations for the Summer Olympics (ASOIF); president of the body that organized the World University Games (FISU). Nebiolo died of a heart attack.

Died: Rome, November 7, 1999

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