The nickname "Mister Olympia" bears Walther Tröger completely. Like no other he has represented for six decades, the German sports when it came to the Olympic games and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He was Secretary-General of the National Olympic Committee, and later to 2002 for ten years its President. At the Games in Munich in 1972, he was the mayor of the Olympic village, he was also a play in eight winter than the German Chef de Mission. And from 1989 to 2009 he was a member of the IOC, whose honorary member he is now.Video 01.02.2019, 11:42 Uhr00:55 Min.Tröger is 90: 'old age is not for cowards'
As a Visionary was Tröger at the NOC and the IOC may not. Also when it came to the Situation of human rights in an Olympic venue such as Beijing, he showed some sympathy for the organisers. Tröger has been as a functionary, however, an outstanding NetWorker. He understood it, to open the German sports doors and gain a hearing. Moreover, he used to always be in very close contact with the athletes and was very popular. In this respect, today's officials of Trögers kind can learn a lot.