Death of Mario Vázquez Raña

June 7, 1932 - February 8, 2015
Mexico City, Mexico | Age 82

Long-time IOC member dies at 82
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The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mario Vazquez Rana, a Mexican businessman and former prominent member of the International Olympic Committee, has died. He was 82.

The Mexican Olympic Committee said he died Sunday in Mexico City, but gave no more details.

"It is very sad for me to confirm the news of his death," said Carlos Padilla Becerra, head of the Mexican Olympic Committee. He said Vazquez Rana had been battling an illness, but did not specify.

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