ANOC Mourns loss of Mr. Souvannarath Saignavong, former Vice President of Lao NOC

ANOC is saddened to learn that Mr. Souvannarath Saignavong, former Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Lao, has passed away.

Saignavong served in the NOC of Lao for more than 30 years, first as the Secretary General from 1980 to 1995 before becoming Vice President in 2005. From 2009 to 2012 he served as Vice President and Secretary General from 2009 to 2012. During this period he made an immeasurable contribution to the development of sport in Laos and will be long remembered for his commitment to sport.

ANOC’s thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.

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