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Mr Olegario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA

Mr Olegario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA

Olegario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA
Entry in the IOC 1995
Country MEX (Mexico)
Born 10 December 1935, MEXICO CITY
Education
Business administration

Career
President and founder of Grupo Empresarial Angeles, which employs 28,000 people and includes Health Services - 26 Hospitales Angeles nationwide, Tourism, 30 Camino Real Hotels in Mexico & the USA, Finance - Grupo Financiero Multivalores, which holds a bank, an insurance company and a brokerage house, Media - Grupo Imagen, a multimedia company that holds national newspaper Excelsior, a radio stations network with 70 affiliates and national TV network Cadena Tres

Sports practised
Shooting and tennis

Sports administration
Member (1975-1992) then Lifelong Honorary President (1992-) of Mexico’s Shooting Federation; Vice-President of the Mexican Sports Confederation (1983-1992); Permanent Member of the Mexican National Olympic Committee (1969-); President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) (1980-); President (1979-2010) then Honorary President (2010-) of the Shooting Confederation of the Americas

Awards and distinctions
Doctor Honoris Causa of La Salle University; the Great Cross of Civil Merit from the Spanish Government

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Solidarity (1988-1998), Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Marketing (1994-), “IOC 2002” (1999)