London Olympics praised by top UN sports official

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Wilfried Lemke, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace

The London Olympic Games which have just concluded have received a thumbs up from a top United Nations sports official.

Wilfried Lemke, the UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development, says the games were a wonderful expression of international cooperation and an inspiration for the entire world.

He notes that this is the first year that a UN Secretary-General has served as a torch bearer.

Mr. Lemke shares his impressions of the games with Gail Walker.

Duration: 4’42″

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