ANOC Mourns loss of Dr. Fernando Antonio Beltranena Valladares

ANOC was saddened to learn that former President of the Guatemala National Olympic Committee President Dr. Fernando Antonio Beltranena Valladares has passed away.

Beltranena Valladares was committed to the development of sport in Guatemala and throughout the Pan American region during his long and decorated career.

As well as President of the Guatemala NOC, he also served as vice-president of the Autonomous Sports Confederation of Guatemala and was vice-president of Panam Sports.

In 2007 his work was recognised by the IOC as he was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin medal.

Beltranena Valladares was a valued and highly respected member of the NOC family and he will be deeply missed. ANOC’s sincerest sympathies are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

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