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Former IOM Commonwealth Games President Dursley Stott OBE passes away

Honorary president 'fondly remembered'

The Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association has announced the death of its Honorary President - Dursley Stott OBE MA JP at the age of 87.

Dursley stood down as President in 2006 having served the Association over nine Commonwealth Games over 26 years.

Current Association President, Basil Bielich, said:‘Dursley was passionate about the Commonwealth Games and was a highly regarded athlete in his own right having represented the Isle of Man at the 1958 Games in Cardiff.

‘He will be fondly remembered by everyone involved with the Association having remained a keen supporter of our activities since standing down as President and our thoughts and condolences go out to his family.’

At the 2016 Isle of Man Sports Awards Dursley Stott was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his work within the Commonwealth Games and shooting. He received a standing ovation.

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