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Rio Olympics 2016: French tennis team physio dies

"Patrick Bordier died suddenly this afternoon," CNOSF president Denis Masseglia said at a ceremony with France's medal winners. Photograph: (AFP)

AFP Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Aug 13, 2016, 03.25 AM (IST)

Patrick Bordier, physiotherapist with the French national tennis team since 2014, collapsed and died in Rio on Friday, the president of France's Olympic Committee (CNOSF) said.

"Patrick Bordier died suddenly this afternoon," CNOSF president Denis Masseglia said at a ceremony with France's medal winners.

"Patrick Bordier was a friend and someone at the service of athletes," he added.

(AFP)

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