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Daniel Aceves receives recognition from the World Boxing Council

Daniel Aceves Villagrán, director of the Alfredo Harp Helú Sport Foundation, received great recognition from the World Boxing Council (WBC / WBC),


Daniel Aceves Villagrán, director of the Alfredo Harp Helú Sport Foundation, received great recognition from the World Boxing Council (WBC / WBC), chaired by the Mexican Mauricio Sulaimán Saldívar, for his remarkable contribution to physical culture and sport, among other actions.

The award, which consists of a green and gold belt, similar to the one received by boxers who proclaim themselves world champions, was presented to the vice president of the Mexican Olympic Committee, during the 59th Annual Convention of the WBC, held in a well-known hotel in the City of Mexico.

The world champions were the Colombian Oscar Rivas, the first Bridger weight monarch in history, and the Congolese Ilunga Makabu, world cruiserweight ace, who gave the belt to Aceves Villagrán, after receiving it from Sulaimán Saldívar.

I thank President Mauricio Sulaimán and the entire World Boxing Council for having granted me this award, a world champion belt, ”Aceves said at the end of the emotional ceremony.

The distinction is part of the strategic alliances that the WBC have undertaken with the Alfredo Harp Helú Sports Foundation, the Mexican Olympic Association and the Mexican Olympic Medalists, in tasks of social benefit to the community.

Tasks such as the prevention of addictions, promotion of the culture of self-care of health, as well as generating, through boxing and the Olympic movement, actions that affect a civic culture of peace ”, highlighted the Greco-Roman wrestling medalist at the Games Los Angeles Olympics 1984.

It should be remembered that boxing is a great hotbed of Olympic medalists, with 13 in total, two gold, two silver and nine bronze.

The distinction for Aceves Villagrán coincided with his 57th birthday celebrated on November 18.

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