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ADEN HAJJI YEBEROWSomali National Olympic committee President Aden Hajji Yeberow was among those killed in a bomb blast in Mogadishu in April. Under his leadership, the Somali Olympic Committee had worked tirelessly to improve the lives of Somali people through sport and had established its own Sport for Peace and Development Commission.VALERI VASILIEVFormer Russian ice hockey captain Valeri Vasiliev has died, aged 62. Vasiliev played on nine Soviet gold medal teams at the IIHF World Championships and was named the tournament's best defence man in 1973, 1977, and 1979. He was also part of the gold medal-winning ice hockey teams at the 1972 and 1976 Winter Games, and won bronze at the 1980 Winter Games.VIKTOR KOSICHKINOlympic speed skater Viktor Kosichkin, who competed for the Soviet Union at the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, has died at the age of 74. Kosichkin won Olympic gold in the 5,000m in Squaw Valley in 1960, as well as a silver in the 10,000m. PÉTER RUSORÁNHungarian Olympic gold medallist Péter Rusorán has died, aged 71. Rusorán was part of the Hungarian water polo team that won Olympic gold at the 1964 Games in Tokyo, having won the bronze medal in Rome four years earlier.Former IOC member from Nigeria Henry Edmund Olufemi Adefope has died at the age of 85. He was an IOC member from 1985 to 2006, before being made an IOC honorary member. Adefope played an active role in sport, leading a number of sports organisations in Nigeria and Africa, including the NOC of Nigeria from 1967 to 1976. In 1973, he chaired the Organising Committee for the 2nd All-Africa Games in Lagos, and was Vice-President of the Commonwealth Games Federation from 1974 to 1982. A medical graduate of Glasgow University, Adefope started his career as a doctor, and rose to become Director of Medical Services (and hold the rank of Major General) in the Nigerian Army. He was Nigeria's Minister of Labour from 1975 to 1978 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1978 to 1979.Right: Nigeria's Henry Adefope was an IOC member from 1985 to 2006HENRY EDMUND OLUFEMI ADEFOPETHE NIGERIAN SERVED AS AN IOC MEMBER FOR 21 YEARS AND LED SEVERAL AFRICAN SPORTS ORGANISATIONSOBITUARIES