Barry Maister, IOC Member
Sportsmanship Surpassing the Olympics, the Olympic Movement- Barry Maister, IOC Member
This week on Heart to Heart, 1976 field hockey gold medalist and IOC Member Barry Maister will visit the studio to discuss recent issues regarding IOC and the Olympic Games.
Mr. Maister will inform us about the preparation processes for the upcoming 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. He will also talk about IOC’s position regarding the success of Japan’s bidding for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.
We will also gain insight into the current efforts of IOC to reform itself after Olympic sports such as Wrestling and Taekwondo have become considered for elimination from the Olympic Games. This week’s show will give us the opportunity to think about what Korea, the 5th standing nation in the Olympic Games needs to become a true sports powerhouse.
IOC Member Barry Maister will also talk about amateurism, and the true meaning of the Olympic Movement and its goal for achieving global harmony. We’ll learn about various Olympic issues in an easy and interesting way on this week’s episode of Heart to Heart.