Miami –August 9, 2016- René Giraldo, lead announcer for “Boxeo Telemundo Ford,” and three division world champion boxer and 2004 Athens Olympian (Mexico) boxer Abner Mares have joined forces to cover Olympic boxing for the Telemundo Deportes sportscasting team at Rio 2016. One of the most-viewed sports for Hispanic audiences, boxing is a main focus of Telemundo Deportes’s Rio coverage. This week, Giraldo and Mares will bring viewers all of the action from the ring Monday through Saturday starting at 10:30 AM/9:30 C and Sunday starting at 11AM on Telemundo.
“It’s a real honor to be sitting next to Mr. Giraldo and sharing our passion, knowledge and love for the sport with the audience,” said Mares. “We’re having a lot of fun and we hope the audience feels the excitement of the sport and supports all of the athletes competing in the games.”
For complete 2016 Rio broadcast schedule on Telemundo Deportes and NBC Universo go to: www.telemundodeportes.com. Telemundo and NBC Universo Olympic programming will also be available via TV Everywhere on Telemundo Deportes digital platforms such as Telemundo.com/Rio2016 and the Telemundo Deportes and Telemundo Deportes EN VIVO Apps.