The Berlin sport scientist, Prof. Dr. Gudrun Doll-Tepper, was today re-elected
as leader of the worlds largest sport and sport science organisation.
The election took place this morning during the General Assembly of the
International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) in
Thessaloniki, Greece. This result ensures that one of the few headquarters of
international sport and sport science organisations will remain in Berlin for
the next 4 years.
"I am very pleased with the confidence that has been shown for me. In
the past years we have managed to bring together the key international sport
science players, many large sport federations and respected sport institutes
from all continents. An important future task within ICSSPE is to develop
mutual understanding between member organisations.
In addition the organisation is already planning activities for the
2005 International Year for Sport and Physical Education", Gudrun
Doll-Tepper explained after the election. "Not only will ICSSPE focus on
themes of sport for all, physical education and elite sport but also on the
problem of non-communicable diseases as a consequence of physical
To support Prof. Dr. Doll-Tepper, Vice-Presidents Prof. Dr. Margaret Talbot
from Great Britain, Prof. Dr. Anthony Parker from Australia and Prof. Dr. Colin
Higgs from Canada were also re-elected to their positions.
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