David Wallechinsky

David Wallechinsky is one of the world’s foremost Olympic experts, and will serve as Westwood One’s Olympic historian during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Wallechinsky will also contribute each night to Tonight in Rio.

As author of The Complete Book of the Olympics and the current President Elect of the Society of Olympic Historians, David brings a wealth of Olympic knowledge that is second to none. He was awarded the prestigious “Olympic Order” by the IOC in 2002 for his contributions to the Olympic Movement. Rio 2016 will be David’s 13th Olympics as a TV/radio commentator, including the past nine for Westwood One.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05:  Fireworks explode over the Maracana Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio 2016 will be the first Olympic Games in South America.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Rio 2016: Opening Ceremony Recap

05 August 2016 Comments are off for this post.
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are officially underway. For a recap of the beauty and excitement of the Opening Ceremony, we turn to our Joe Tolleson along with Olympic historian David Wallechinsky.
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The London 2012 Olympic Games on Westwood One Sports

06 June 2012 Comments are off for this post.
Westwood One Sports is proud to once again present exclusive live radio coverage of the Olympic Games. CLICK HERE for our complete broadcast schedule. “Late Night in London” Our coverage of London 2012 begins July 27th with the first installment of our recap show, “Late Night in London,” hosted by…
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