Patrick Baumann (basketball)

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Patrick Baumann
3rd Secretary General of FIBA
In office
1 January 2003 – 14 October 2018
Preceded byBorislav Stanković
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born(1967-08-05)5 August 1967
Basel, Switzerland
Died14 October 2018(2018-10-14) (aged 51)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cause of deathHeart attack
NationalitySwiss
OccupationBasketball executive
former player, coach and referee

Patrick Baumann (5 August 1967 – 14 October 2018) was a Swiss basketball executive, player and coach. He was the President of the Global Association of International Sports Federations and Secretary General of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

Baumann was born in Basel on 5 August 1967[1] and died of a heart attack while attending the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 14 October 2018.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Patrick Baumann, '01". The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Retrieved 18 Oct 2013.
  2. "IOC member and FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann passes away". ESPN.com. 14 October 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.