President of PERU NOC Seeks TTOC Vote

Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago, July 17, 2013: Jose Quinones, President of the Peru Olympic Committee, arrives in Trinidad and Tobago this morning at 11 am for a 12.30pm meeting with the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) at Olympic House as the South American country bids to host the 2019 Pan American Games.

Quinones will meet with TTOC president Brian Lewis and other members of the TTOC Executive. The National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Chile, Argentina, Peru and Venezuela are in a close battle to host the 2019 Pan Am Games.

The host of the 2019 Pan Am Games will decided at the next General Assembly of PASO, scheduled for October 2013 in Toronto. Neven Ilic, President of the Chile National Olympic Committee and his delegation was in Port of Spain , Trinidad on the 4th July to make that country’s case for the TTOC’s vote.

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