By NAN Sports Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2016: The 2016 Summer Olympics enters day 3 today and athletes from one Caribbean nation as well as from several Latin American nations will take the spotlight today. Here is the August 8, 2016 schedule for the Caribbean and Latin America.
18:30 HRS: Venezuela’s Endry Jose Saavedra will face Marlo Javier Delgado in the Men’s Middle (75kg) Preliminaries Boxing match-up at Riocentro.
19:00 HRS: Venezuela’s Men’s Basketball team will take on the USA in the Preliminary Round Group A at the Carioca Arena 1.
19:30 HRS: Brazil faces Japan in the Water Polo Men’s Preliminary Round Match 11 at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.
19:30 HRS: Argentina’s Yamil Alberto Peralta faces Germany’s David Graf in the Men’s Heavy (91kg) Preliminaries boxing match-up – Bout 61 at Riocentro.
19:45 HRS: Cuba’s Erislandy Savon will face Great Britan’s Lawrence Okolie in the Men’s Heavy (91kg) Preliminaries boxing match-up, Bout 62 at the Riocentro – Pavilion 6.
19:50 HRS: Argentina plays Netherlands in Handball Women’s Preliminary Group B – Match 11 at the Future Arena.
20:30 HRS: Argentina takes on Japan in Hockey Women’s Pool B – Match at the Olympic Hockey Centre.
22:35 HRS: Brazil will take on Argentina in the Volleyball Women’s Preliminary match.
23:00 HRS: Venezuela will take on Australia in the Beach Volleyball Women’s Preliminary at the Beach Volleyball Arena.