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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 & 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 & national TV network Cadena Tres

Sports practised
Shooting and tennis

Sports administration
Member of Mexico’s Shooting Federation (1975-1992) & Lifelong Honorary President (1992-); Vice-President of the Mexican Sports Confederation (1983-1992); Permanent Member of the NOC (1969-); President of the International Shooting Sports 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)