FINA Boss Now Too Old To Be IOC Member But Wants To Rule Swimming For 5 More Years

FINA in focus: Julio Maglione, top right, is the latest in a line of federation presidents going back to George Hearn in 1908

The ticking of the clock from 2015 to 2016 marks the start of new eras in sports politics and anti-doping: Julio Maglione, the top blazer at FINA, is no longer eligible to be an IOC member because he is in his 80th year . The Uruguayan, however, is determined to press on as the first-class ticketed big-blazer of the pool until his 85th year

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The ticking of the clock from 2015 to 2016 marks the start of new eras in sports politics and anti-doping: Julio Maglione, the top blazer at FINA, is no longer eligible to be an IOC member because he is in his 80th year . The Uruguayan, however, is determined to press on as the first-class ticketed big-blazer of the pool until his 85th year

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