Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 20 July 2019


The Peruvian boxer invited all fans to support him in his first fight to be held on July 28 at the Miguel Grau Coliseum.

Boxeador Luis Miranda dejará en alto el Perú en los Panamericanos
Boxeador Luis Miranda dejará en alto el Perú en los Panamericanos

Boxer Luis Miranda to Make Peru Proud at Pan American Games.


Totally focused in his training, Miranda is ready to compete at the Pan American Games and make his country proud. He will represent Peru at this international sport event.

He is sure this Games, which will be held in Peru for the first time, are an opportunity for all national athletes because they will be able to achieve great results not only in boxing but also in other disciplines.

“I’m 100% focused. I trained in Bogotá with athletes from Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, and Puerto Rico at a high-altitude. I’ve gained a lot of experience by training with wrestlers from all the countries that are currently participating in the Games,” he said.

This is his second participation in the Pan American Games, so he is trying to control his weight to be fit for the competitions.

Miranda also mentioned all athletes feel motivated by this international event as the competition-level is high due to the participation of world and Olympic champions in several sports and disciplines.

He added that, through this event, the media focus more in amateur sports, which have also brought joy to the country.

“I would like to ask all fans to support us just like you root for the Peruvian football team. We want to feel your excitement and your support to the athletes that will represent Peru at the Pan American Games,” stressed Miranda.

Luis Miranda, known as ‘’The King’’, will represent Peru in -69 kg welterweight in boxing. He wants to make his country proud in one of the world’s largest sporting events: the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.

Besides, he has an eight-year-old daughter, who is his reason for living, and he hopes to become one of the best athletes in the welterweight class. Mauro Mina and his coach, Alberto Rosell, are his main inspiration to continue improving himself.

First Fight

His first fight will be on July 28 at Miguel Grau Coliseum in Callao. The competition draw will take place the day before, on July 27, so boxers can know their opponents beforehand.

Buy your tickets

To support your favorite representatives, you can buy your tickets at the official website of the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games:

Also, you may purchase your tickets at the authorized points of sale in the Metro and Wong hypermarkets located in the districts of Chorrillos, Independencia, La Molina, Lima, Miraflores, San Borja, San Isidro, San Juan de Miraflores, San Miguel, and Surco.  It is important to mention that a new point of sale has been recently opened at the Jockey Plaza shopping center, located in the district of Santiago de Surco.

The Pan American Games will be held from July 26 to August 11 with the delegations of the 41 participating countries that will compete in 39 sports and 61 disciplines. Twenty-one of them are qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Overall, 6680 athletes will participate in this event.