Patrick Baumann Biography, Age, FIBA, Death, Cause of Death, Wife


Patrick Baumann Biography

Patrick Baumann Bio

Patrick Baumann was a former FIBA Secretary General and president of Global Assosiation of International Sports Federation born on 5th August 1967 in Basel, Switzerland and died on 14th October 2018 of heart attack. He was also a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Patrick Baumann Age 51 years at the time of his death (2018)
Patrick Baumann Died 14th October 2018
Patrick Baumann Cause of death Heart Attack
Patrick Baumann Education 1987: Maturità Classica, Sanremo, Italy

1990: Law Degree University of Lausanne Switzerland

1996: Master in Sport Administration Management University of Lyon, France

2001: MBS University of Chicago, Chicago

Patrick Baumann Wife He was married although he kept his personal life private and little is known about his wife
Patrick Baumann Children 2 children


Patrick Baumann Career

Baumann began his career as a lawyer at Foreign Police Department, Lausanne (Switzerland) in 1990 a position he held until 1991. In 1991 he became a lawyer and trainee at Swiss Bank Corporation in Lausanne, Basel and St. Gallen (Switzerland) untiL 1993.

Patrick Baumann FIBA

In 1994 Baumann joined FIBA a lawyer becoming FIBA’s deputy secretary general in 1995 a position he held until 2002. In 2002 he was appointed as FIBA Central Board as Secretary General. In 2010 his contract was extended by the World Federation which he would serve until 2028.

In 2009 he was appointed to the International Advisory Board of the World Academy of Sport. He has been a member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) since 2010. In 2011 he was elected as a Council member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and was reelected in 2015.

Patrick Baumann
Patrick Baumann

In 2016 he was elected as the Secretary General of an international Federation a position he held until 2017. He was then appointed as the president of the Evaluation Commission for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad.

He was also the president of the 2020 Lausanne Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee. In 2016 he was elected as President of GAISF, formerly SportAccord, for the 2016-2020 term. In 2017 he was elected as President of SportAccord, former SportAccord Convention.

In 2007 he became a member of the IOC, he was also a member of the IOC Evaluation Commissions for the Olympic Games 2008 and 2020. He was a member of the Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games 2012, chairman of the Evaluation Commission and Vice-Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games 2024. He was appointed as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games 2028.

Baumann has previously served as a basketball player, coach and referee in Switzerland and Italy.

Patrick Baumann IOC History

  • 2016 – 2017: Secretary General of an International Federation
  • 2017 – 2018: Vice-Chair of the Coordination Commission for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad Paris.
  • 2000 – 2001: Evaluation for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008
  • 2007-2012: Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad London

Patrick Baumann Death

Baumann passed on on 14th October 2018 while attending the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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