THE COUBERTINIAN LEGACY OF NORBERT MÜLLER
Our late Honorary President, Prof. Dr. Norbert Müller, was honored with the title “MAESTRO COUBERTINIANO EXCELSIOR”.
On June 25, the Latin American Center for Coubertinian Studies paid a posthumous tribute to Prof. Dr. Norbert Müller.
The second edition of “Clássicos Coubertinianos”, entitled “EL LEGADO COUBERTINIANO DE NORBERT MÜLLER”, “THE COUBERTINIAN LEGACY OF NORBERT MÜLLER”, counted with the participation of friends, colleagues and former students of Norbert.
At the opening of the event, Ricardo Pantoja, a member of the Centro, presented the title awarded to Norbert: “MAESTRO COUBERTINIANO EXCELSIOR” to Teresa Müller, Norbert’s daughter.
The IPCC was represented by the Board members Gary Rhodes, Ines Nikolaus, Junko Tahara. Among the invited speakers were Christian Wacker, Daniel de la Cueva, Elvira Ramini, Lamartine DaCosta, Laura Moreira, Nelson Todt, Otto Schantz and Tomás Bolaño.
Clemencia Amaya (Colombian Olympic Committee), Rogelia Bravo (Guatemalan Olympic Committee), Santiago Pérez (Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life – Vatican) completed the group of invited panelists.
This event presented a collection of testimonies, comments and reflections on the effects of Norbert’s academic undertakings, his publications, his life as a Master in Coubertinian studies, his participation in different sports organizations, his influence in studies and promotion of the legacy of Pierre de Coubertin.