It is with great sadness that The World Games family learned of the death of Manolo Romero, founder of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB).
Manolo Romero is considered one of the leading professionals in the organization and production of television of major international sporting events. His professional career spans over 50 years, and participated directly in television broadcasts, e.g everyone Olympic Games from 1968 along with other multi-sport games and world championship in good number Sports. Romer i International sports broadcasts have been broadcasting The World Games since 2017.
Manolo Romero was the first European to enter the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
IWGA President José Perurena says: “I sent mine condolences behalf The world game family. Manolo Romero was always there we are available not only as a business partner, but also as an advisorto mer, a supporter and especially as a friend of the IWGA. With his vast experience, he contributed to discussions with his typical helpful Nature, and carried us and games to the next – no, to an even higher level.
We thank him for his tireless commitment, and his willingness to work with us and The World Games far beyond normal levelsp.
Our thoughts are with his wife and daughter at this difficult time. We are losing a business partner but especially us are lose a very good friend.“
Photo credit: Manolo Romero Canela / ACADEMIA DE LA TELEVISION
World games is a multi-sport event organized every four years by the International World Games Association, organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee. The 2022 World Games took place in Birmingham, Alabama, USA from July 7-17, 2022. 3,600 athletes from 34 sports and 100 countries participated in the games. The 12th edition of The World Games will be held in Chengdu, CHN in 2025.