Wax sculpture of three-time Olympic champion boxer Stevenson in Cuban Museum
A sculpture of Teofilo Stevenson, best amateur boxer in history and second to win three Olympic titles, will be displayed from August 13th in the only Wax Museum in Cuba, located in Bayamo, capital of the eastern province of Granma.
Stevenson, 198 centimeters tall, is standing with white shorts and shirt, plus gloves and boxing shoes, in combat position.
The authors of the work are the members of Barrios family, who live at Granma town of Guisa and they have already made sculptures of 15 personalities represented so far in the museum.
Inaugurated on July 14, 2004, the museum has representations in its collection of the heroes Jose Marti and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, and musicians Sindo Garay, Carlos Puebla, Benny More, Bola de Nieve, Compay Segundo, Rita Montaner, Polo Montañez and Juan Formell.
It also displays, always with modeling technique in polychrome wax, the figures of the novelists Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Ernest Hemingway, and the young Italian Fabio Di Celmo, victim of terrorism against Cuba.