Hellenic Olympic Committee honour Kasper during FIS Congress

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 19:34

International Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian-Franco Kasper has been honoured by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).

The official is currently in Greece for the FIS Congress in Costa Navarino, where he is due to be reelected.

Kasper, a member of the International Olympic Committee Executive Board and the President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations, was greeted by HOC President Spyros Capralos.

He was presented with an award to recognise "his longstanding contribution to the Olympic Movement and sport".

Vassilis Katsoras, a member of the HOC Plenary Session, and Hellenic Ski Federation President Dimosthenis Girousis were also in attendance.

Seventy-four-year-old Swiss Kasper was first elected as FIS President in 1998.