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EVENTS

Olympic Day 2018 Olympians’ Panel

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
Olympian Wyomia Tyus
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
Olympian Katherine Starr
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
Olympian Alyssa Anderson
The Olympic flag bearing the Olympic rings flutters at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 12, 2018.
Olympian Anita DeFrantz

Olympic Day (June 23) celebrates the birth of the modern Olympic Games and the ideals of Olympism. This year’s conversation will examine the status of the Olympic movement, recent revelations of the abuse of power by coaches and medical professionals and the future safety of young athletes in training and competition.

Moderator:

John Naber – Swimming, 1976, four gold medals, one silver medal

Guests:

Wyomia Tyus – Track & Field, 1964, 1968, three gold medals, one silver medal
Katherine Starr – Swimming for Great Britain, 1984, 1988
Alyssa Anderson – Swimming, 2012, gold medal
Anita DeFrantz – Rowing, 1976, 1980, bronze medal 

There will be a hosted reception with complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to view Olympic trading pins before the conversation. The Olympians will also be available for photos and autographs following the conversation.

6 p.m. – reception
7 p.m. – program
8:30 p.m. – end of event