Patrick BaumannSwitzerland

Patrick Baumann Bio, Wiki, Age, Death and Cause, , Education, Secretary General of FIBA

Patrick Baumann dies of a heart attack while attending the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Patrick Baumann Bio

Patrick Baumann was born on 5th August 1967. He was a Swiss basketballer executive and former player and coach. He was the President of Global Association of International Sports Federations and Secretary General of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
Patrick Baumann Personal details
Patrick Baumann Age He was born on 5th August 1967 (age 51) in Basel, Switzerland
Patrick Baumann Died 14 October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Patrick Baumann Cause of Death Heart Attack
Patrick Baumann Wife Survived by one Wife
Patrick Baumann Children He had two children
Nationality Swiss
Occupation Basketball executive former player, coach, and referee
3rd Secretary General of FIBA
In office
1 January 2003 – 14 October 2018
Preceded by Borislav Stanković

Patrick Baumann FIBA

He joined FIBA In 1994 becoming the Deputy Secretary-General in 1995. He was promoted to the position of Secretary General in 2002, with his term officially starting in 2003.

While Secretary General of FIBA, Baumann supported the growth of 3×3 basketball. This format was used at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games and was used in the under 18 will championships in 2015 Israel.

Patrick Baumann Education

  • 1987 Maturità Classica, Sanremo, Italy
  • 1990 Law Degree University of Lausanne Switzerland
  • 1996 Master in Sports Administration Management University of Lyon, France
  • 2001 MBS University of Chicago, Chicago

Patrick Baumann Death and Cause

Baumann died of a heart attack while attending the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 14th October 2018. He is survived by his wife and two children.


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