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78OLYMPIC REVIEWOBITUARIESILMAR KULLAMEstonian basketball player IlmarKullam, who was part of the SovietUnion team that won silver at the1952 Games, has died at the age of89. He was also part of the USSRteams that won EuroBasket titles in1947, 1951 and 1953.HÉCTOR LÓPEZMexican boxer Héctor López, who won a silver medal in thebantamweight division at the 1984 Olympic Games in LosAngeles, has died at the age of44. López, aged just 17 at thetime, was the youngest boxer tocompete at the 1984 Games.ABDOULAYESEYESenegalese sprinterAbdoulaye Seye,who won a bronzemedal for France inthe 200m at the1960 Games in Rome, has died atthe age of 77. Following Senegal'sindependence, Seye served as thecountry's first national coach from1961 to 1965 and was also amember of the country's NationalOlympic Committee.NIKOLAISAKSONOVRussian weightlifter Nikolai Saksonovhas died at the age of 88. He won asilver medal at the 1952 Games inHelsinki and gold medal at the 1953World Championships in Stockholmin the featherweight class.STEFAN LIVSwedish ice hockeyplayer Stefan Liv,who won Olympicgold at the 2006Games, has died atthe age of 30. He was a member ofthe Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team thatwas killed in a plane crash.SVEN TUMBASwedish ice hockey player SvenTumba has died at the age of 80. Hewas one of the most prominentSwedish ice hockey players of the1950s and 60s and was part of theSwedish teams that won bronze atthe 1952 Games in Oslo and silverand the 1964 Games in Innsbruck. FLÓRIÁNALBERT SR.Footballer Flórián Albert Sr., who waspart of the Hungarian team that wona bronze medal at the 1960 OlympicGames in Rome, has died aged 70.Albert was also named EuropeanFootballer of the Year in 1967. IOC Honorary MemberJames Worrall has diedat the age of 97. Worrallwas the flagbearer forthe Canadian Olympicteam at the 1936 Berlin Games, wherehe competed in the 110m and 400mhurdles events. He became an IOCmember in 1967 and an honorarymember in 1989. A lawyer andeducator, Worrall was a schoolmaster at Upper Canada College in Toronto, a barrister and solicitor and a member of the Ontario Municipal Board as anotary public. He put his talents to work for theOlympic Movement in the administrativefield, serving as a member of the IOCExecutive Board (1974-1979) and on anumber of commissions, includingLegislation (1968-1972) and Juridical(1984-1985). He also chaired theCommission on Revision of the Charterfrom 1982 to 1990. Worrall was activein the Canadian sports movement,playing an influential role as a Board ofDirectors member for the OrganisingCommittees of the 1976 MontrealGames and the 1988 Calgary Games,and as Chef de Mission for theCanadian Olympic teams in 1956 and1960. A former President of theCanadian Olympic Committee (1964-1968) and an Honorary Life President ofthe same body, Worrall had atremendous impact on the CanadianOlympic Movement. He chronicled hiswork in the book "My Olympic Journey:Sixty Years with Canadian Sport and theOlympic Games". He was a recipient ofthe IOC Olympic Order (silver), CanadianOlympic Order (gold), and was also anOfficer of the Order of Canada.LeftAfter his athletics career, Worrallheld key sports administration rolesJAMES WORRALLIOC HONORARY MEMBER WHO WAS THE FLAGBEARERFOR THE CANADIAN TEAM AT THE 1936 GAMESPIERRE QUINONFrench athlete Pierre Quinon, Olympic polevault champion in Los Angeles in 1984,has died at the age of 49. In addition tohis Olympic title, he set a world record on28 August 1983 in Cologne (Germany),with a jump of 5.82m.