"My father died of pneumonia, but I understand that this is due to the coronavirus", - Vladimir Gendlin Jr. told TASS.
He added that the date of the funeral and the time of the farewell ceremony have not yet been set.
Vladimir Gendlin was born on May 26, 1936 in Moscow. He was a sports commentator, boxing expert. Twice became a laureate of the national television competition TEFI.
Since the beginning of the 90s, he was the author of the "Big Ring" boxing program on NTV. Until 2016, he was the main commentator in boxing fights on NTV and on Channel One. He shot several documentaries about Russian boxers.