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WCL’s Don Ryan Re-Elected as UWW Americas Vice-President for 4-Year Term

May 09, 2017

(Salvador da Bahia, BRAZIL) – Elections for the UWW Americas (UWWA) Council took place on May 4, 2017 in conjunction with the Senior Pan American Championships. Wrestling Canada Lutte’s President, Don Ryan, was re-elected to the Vice-President post for another 4-year term (2017-2021). The remaining Council, including all executives were also re-elected in their respective positions.

UWW Americas (2017-2021)

President – Francisco Eduardo Lee Lopez, GUA
Vice-President – Don Ryan, CAN
General Secretary – Roberto Leitao Filho, BRA
Treasurer – Manuel Garcia Cardona, PUR
Member – Fanny Echeverry Zuluaga, COL
Member – Eduardo Perez Tellez, CUB
Member – Rick Tucci, USA
Co-opted Member – Mayelis Caripa, VEN
Co-opted Member – Daniel Aceves Villagran, MEX

The Congress, composed of UWW Americas National Federations, also discussed the 2017 competition calendar,            changes to competition rules and other regulations, as well as other business related to the wrestling in the Americas for the 2017-2020 cycle.