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ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPICS | Spotlight

Get Me Rewrite

A look at the day that was and at what lies ahead at the Summer Games

July 26, 1996|TIM KAWAKAMI

Officially, Cuban heavyweight Felix Savon is speaking to the media only through an intermediary at the Games, but is he really a secret correspondent?

In a rare exception to the otherwise cloistered Cuban team, Savon has spent more time wandering around the press tables at Alexander Memorial Coliseum--and using the telephones--than most of the reporters.

His favored phone for long, long conversations to who-knows-where? The one from the Chicago Tribune.

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