Dr. Lloreda Currea passes away in Colombia

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 29, 2021 - The NORCECA Volleyball Confederation goes through the sad moment of informing all its members of the heartfelt death of Dr. Rafael Lloreda Currea, president of the South American Confederation and a friend and ally of ours in multiple initiatives in favor of the development of volleyball throughout the American continent.

Thursday 29 de April del 2021 17:00 PM


Lloreda Currea died as a result of COVID-19 at the Santa Fé University Hospital in Bogotá where he was held for several weeks. He was 69 years old.

Dr. Lloreda Currea was for many years president of the Colombian Volleyball Federation and at the time of his death he held the position of treasurer of the Colombian Olympic Committee.

"We have lost a great volleyball leader, but above all a close friend to whom we were united by a brotherly bond of mutual affection," said Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA.

Lloreda Currea, a member of the FIVB Board of Directors, was part of numerous control committees of intercontinental events such as the Senior Pan American Cup in both genders, and his valuable opinions and judgments always contributed to a better organization of the events.

In October of last year he was reelected as president of the South American Volleyball Confederation for the period 2020-2024 and a month ago he was confirmed as treasurer of the COC.

Lloreda Currea chaired the Colombian Volleyball Federation from 1983 to 2008 and was part of the Colombian missions to the Olympic Games continuously from Barcelona 1992 to Rio 2016.



Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net