IFMP Statement on the Death of Patrick Baumann

Lausanne, 15th October 2018 – The International Federation of Match Poker (IFMP) was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of GAISF president and IOC member Patrick Baumann. Mr. Baumann died suddenly during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

IFMP President, Patrick Nally, said: “On behalf of IFMP, I extend heartfelt condolences to Mr. Baumann’s family, friends and colleagues. Patrick was more than a colleague, he was a good friend, we shared a common name which strengthened the bond between us, I have so many wonderful memories.

We and the world of international sport will sorely miss him. Patrick RIP.”