Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct.28 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Representatives of the International Olympic Committee have arrived today in Tbilisi, who will present the IOC's highest order to relatives of the Georgian luger
Nodar Kumaritashvili died tragically at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
The Ministry for Youth Affairs and Sports told Trend that ceremony of presenting the IOC's highest award to Kumaritashvili's family will be held tomorrow in his home village of Bakuriani at the memorial named after him.
On behalf of IOC President Jacques Rogge, the order will be presented to his family members by Pamela Vipond, Deputy Director of Olympic Solidarity, Josef Fendt, President of the International Luge Federation and the organization's Vice President Harald Steyrer.
The ceremony of awarding the Order will be attended by the head of the Georgian Olympic Committee Gia Natsvlishvili and Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Vladimir Vardzelashvili.
A decision to award Kumaritashvili the highest award was taken by the the IOC Executive Board a few days ago at a meeting in the Mexican city of Acapulco.