September 9, 2022
PATU Press – Olympic (Nanjing 2014 and Rio 2016), Paralympic (Tokyo 2020) and World Cup referee Guillermo Rodriguez (VEN) was temporarily appointed as Referee Chairman of the Pan American Taekwondo Union, replacing Axel Sanchez, who is facing health issues.
Rodriguez is the Director of Refereeing of the Venezuelan Taekwondo Federation and in PATU he has already done advisory work with the Refereeing Committee under the current management of LAE. Juan Manuel López Delgado. In the Pan American Championship Punta Cana 2022, he was named Best Referee of the event and has also been nominated twice among the best referees of the year by the World Taekwondo