Entry in the IOC 1988
Born 13 August 1939




Studies in international business administration, human relations, marketing, advertising, communications


President of Kalt Comunicaciones Group; Member of the Board of Directors, Duwest Inc.; Past President of the Guatemalan Plant Protection Association of the Guatemalan Chamber of Industry; Past President of Guatemalan Foreign Trade Commission of FUNDESA; Ambassador to Cuba (1998-2000); Presidential Commissioner for Tourism (2004-2008); Honorary Consul of Greece

Sports practised

Baseball, private air pilot, tennis, scuba diving, fishing

Sports career

Player, Guatemalan Major League Baseball; boxing official at several editions of the Olympic Games and regional and world championships

Sports administration

Member then President of the Guatemala National Olympic Committee (1980-1992); Vice-President of the Guatemalan Olympic Foundation (2000-2013); President of the Central American Sports Organisation (1982-1990) then Honorary President; Vice-President of the Pan-American Sports Organisation (PASO) until 1993; Member of the International Assembly of National Organisations of Sports Executive Committee of the Americas; Guatemalan Olympic Boxing Federation President; Member of the the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) Executive Committee and referee judge commission; Member of the AIBA Advisory Group; President of the Organising Committee of the 3rd Central American Games in Guatemala (1986); IOC Representative on the Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (2003-2012); Member of the WADA's Finance and Administration Committee (2004-2010); President of the Organising Committee of the 119th IOC Session in Guatemala City (2007); Vice-President of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC); President of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Ethics Commission

IOC History

IOC Member from 1988 to 2019; Honorary Member since 2020; Member of the Executive Board (2012-2019); member of the following Commissions: New Sources of Financing (1989-1995), Coordination for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad Atlanta 1996 (1991-1996), Cultural (1996), Sport and Environment (1995-1999), Press (2000-2015), International Relations (2002-2015), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016 (2010-2016), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-2020), Communications (2017-); Delegate Member for Protocol (2011-2020); Member of the Board of directors of Olympic Channel Services S.L., Spain (2015-2020)