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July 23, 2012 11:06 am

IOC President Holds Moment of Silence for Slain Israeli Olympians

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IOC President Jacques Rogge. Photo: wiki commons.

ABC News/AP – IOC President Jacques Rogge paid tribute Monday to the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches killed in Munich 40 years ago, leading a solemn minute of silence in the athletes village.

It was the first time the IOC has honored the slain Israelis in a ceremony inside an Olympic village.

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