IOC President Thomas Bach visits Casa Italia


The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, visited Casa Italia in Yanqing this evening. Bach was welcomed by CONI Secretary General and Head of Mission of Italy, Carlo Mornati. The IOC 'number one' was accompanied by IOC Sport Director Kit McConnell and IOC Director of Relations with the Olympic Committees, James McLeod. President Bach was entertained by chef Graziano Prest, who prepared some specialities of Italian cuisine for him. During dinner, he spoke with CONI President Giovanni Malagò, who was in Beijing to follow the short track competitions.