FINA President lights the Pan American flame

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The FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione was on May 25, 2015 in the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, in Mexico, for the lighting of the flame for the 2015 Pan American Games, taking place in Toronto (CAN) from July 10-25. Dr. Maglione, also President of the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO), was accompanied in this magnificent ceremony by the Governor of the State of Mexico, Eruviel Avila Villegas, by the President of the Mexican National Olympic Committee Carlos Padilla, and by the Chairman of the Pan American Games Organising Committee David Robert Petterson.

The FINA President holds the Pan Am Games flame with the President of Mexican NOC Carlos Padilla

“I sincerely believe that the 2015 Pan American Games will be excellent. Everything is ready in Toronto and they are just waiting for the competition to start. As for this ceremony, it symbolised the unity of all the nations participating at these Games”, considered Dr. Julio C. Maglione.