Las Tunas Pays Homage to Great Champion Teofilo Stevenson
Las Tunas.- A monument and a plaza will be erected in this city, in tribute to the three-time Olympic and World boxing champion Teofilo Stevenson. This was announced during a meeting with family members, coaches and authorities of the province.
Lilian Rodríguez, President of the Provincial Assembly of the People's Power, with the help of a model, explained that the place is designed to hold sports and cultural events in remembrance of the great boxer, who died last June 11, victim of a heart attack.
The Plaza, she said, will have sculptures that symbolize the Olympic spirit, as well as stands and places for the sports glories to exchange their experiences.