Mourning volleyball for the death of Roosevelt Comarazamy

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  • Volleyball mourns the death of Roosevelt Comarazamy

    Roosevelt Comarazamy while working as Norceca Press Director at the Women's Pan American Cup held at the Palacio del Volleyball Ricardo Gioriber Arias  last year.

The volleyball family is here. in mourning for the death of the award-winning sportswriter Roosevelt Comarazamy, who was buried this Wednesday in the Cristo Redentor cemetery.

Alexis García, president of the Dominican Volleyball Federation, expressed his appreciation. He said that Roosevelt's untimely departure constitutes a hard blow for sports in the country and very specifically for that discipline.

He indicated that “El Hindu”, as the Petromacorisan communicator was also affectionately called, was a source of reference with his perfect command of English, so he said. As a member of the Norceca and FIVB Press Commission, he provided valuable services to the federation.

Roosevelt was the FIVB Director of Communications for the NORCECA North, Central America and the Caribbean area since 2002, from where he was appointed press delegate for multiple continental championships, highlighting his appointment as Supervising Press Officer for volleyball at the London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, as well as well as for the 2010 World Championships in Japan and 2014 in Italy.  

He also expressed his gratitude. He expresses his condolences to the family of the veteran journalist, narrator and commentator, especially his son Roosevelt Comarazamy, who has also been part of the main national and international tournaments held in the country in the last decade.

“Go for the family and "Ruvelín" A hug of solidarity from all the members of the Fedovoli” to later indicate that it is his turn to follow up on the work that his productive father did with the main organizations of this sport. 

“We want to express our regret for the untimely departure of Roosevelt Comarazamy , a person who not only earned his “Not the affection of the Dominican volleyball family, but of the entire sports movement and the sports press,” he said. "We are going to miss him.

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