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Chaim Glovinsky Dead at 84

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Chaim Glovinsky, who for generations was a leading administrator for Israeli national athletic teams and organizations, died here Wednesday after a long illness. He was 84. Funeral services will be held Sunday.

Glovinsky, who left his native Poland for Palestine in 1920, was Israel representative for the U.S. Committee Sports for Israel since its inception in 1948. The Committee supports Israeli amateur athletics. He also served as president of the Soccer Football Federation from 1938-54, as treasurer of the Israel Olympic Committee since 1952 and as head of the Israeli Olympic teams in 1952, 1956 and 1964. He was with the Israeli Olympic team at the 1976 Games in Munich where II Israeli athletes were killed by Palestinian terrorists.

Glovinsky chaired the Israel Sport Federation from 1961-63 and starting in 1963 chaired the Basketball Federation for several years. He also served on the executive committee of the Asian Sports Federation.

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