chef de mission


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chef de mission

(ʃɛf də misjɔ̃)
n, pl chefs de mission (ʃɛf də misjɔ̃)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of a diplomatic body
2. (General Sporting Terms) the person in charge of a sporting team at a large international event
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There was no objection on Mariano 'Nonong' Araneta's appointment as chef de mission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics-with the football association president replacing volleyball's Jose Romasanta, who was appointed by former President Jose Cojuangco Jr.
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Waithaka Kioni, DP of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Noc-K), named the Chef de Mission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics during a cocktail reception at the Crown Hotel on July 24.
Kenya's Chef de Mission to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Waithaka Kioni insists next year's Summer Games will present a perfect opportunity to erase the bad memories of the 2016 Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Team Kenya registered a historic performance in Rio where they bagged six gold, six silver and one bronze for a 15th place ranking, their third best showing ever in the history of the Olympics.
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Former Olympian Monsour del Rosario expressed his gratitude on the chance bestowed on him to serve the Philippine Team as Chef de Mission in this year's Southeast Asian Games the country is hosting later this year.
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