The Malta Olympic Committee has paid tribute to one of its former presidents Lino Farrugia Sacco upon his death, aged 72, on Sunday.
“The Executive Board of the Maltese Olympic Committee offers its condolences to the Farrugia Sacco family following the demise of Judge Emeritus Lino Farrugia Sacco,” the MOC said in a statement on Sunday.
Farrugia Sacco, who served as MOC president between 1996 and 2013, served also a president of the Malta Tennis Federation, treasurer of the European Tennis Association, and chairman of the men’s committee of the association.
He was chairman of the evaluation commission Mediterranean games 2021, the audit committee of the European Olympic Committees, and of the disciplinary committee of the Anti-Doping Commission of the Mediterranean Games.
He also served as an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of Sports in Lausanne.