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Gonzalo G. Puyat II
Born Gonzalo G. Puyat II
(1933-05-21)May 21, 1933
Died January 7, 2013(2013-01-07) (aged 79)
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Known for FIBA president

Gonzalo "Lito" G. Puyat II (May 21, 1933 – January 7, 2013) was a Filipino sport administrator and politician. Puyat was the longest-serving president of the Basketball Association of the Philippines from 1969 to 1995 and was the president of FIBA for two terms from 1976 to 1984. Puyat later became an honorary president after his tenure as president of FIBA.

Puyat was elected as the city councilor of the 4th district of Manila in 1967. He became the minority floor leader in 1969 and was reelected as city councilor in 1971. Puyat was also elected as Manila's opposition assemblyman in 1984.

Puyat died on January 7, 2013 due to cardiac arrest. He was reportedly rushed to the Makati Medical Center due to an asthma attack.

References

  1. "Lito Puyat, two-term Fiba chief, dies aged 79". Spin.Ph. 2013-01-07. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  2. ^ "Former basketball strongman Gonzalo Puyat passes away". BusinessMirror. 1933-05-21. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  3. Vergara, Ricky (15 October 1987). "Lito Puyat running for mayor of Manila". Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
Persondata
Name Puyat II, Gonzalo
Alternative names
Short description Filipino politician
Date of birth May 21, 1933
Place of birth
Date of death January 7, 2013
Place of death Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

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