Thomas Bach

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY BENOIT FINCK International Olympic Committee... News PhotoBocharov Ruchey,Goalie,Greeting,Horizontal,Ice Hockey,Meeting,National Olympic Committee,Politics,Residential Building,Russia,Smiling,Sochi,Thomas Bach,Tourist Resort,Vladimir Putin,Vladislav Tretiak - Ice Hockey PlayerPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY BENOIT FINCK International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (C) greets Soviet ice hockey legend, goalkeeper Vladislav Tretyak (L), as Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) smiles during their meeting at Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on October 28, 2013. With a race against the clock to complete building works, threats of militant attacks and a controversy over an anti-gay law, Russia faces an unprecedented challenge to defeat its sceptics and hold a successful Sochi Winter Olympics in 100 days time. AFP PHOTO / POOL/ ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/AFP/Getty Images)