International Olympic Day celebration 2016

This event took place on:
Tuesday, June 21, 6:00 - 8:30pm

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The Olympic rings on Tower Bridge in England.

Olympian Shirley Babashoff

Olympian Dwight Stones

Olympian Connie Paraskevin

Olympian Paula Weiskopf

International Olympic Day returns to KPCC with a look-ahead to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Olympic Hall of Famer John Naber (1976 Swimming, 4 gold and 1 silver medals) will moderate a panel of fellow Olympians Shirley Babashoff (1976, swimmer, eight Olympic medals), Dwight Stones (1972, '76, ’84, high jumper, two Olympic medals), Connie Paraksevin (1980, '84, '88, '92, '96, speed skater and cyclist, one Olympic medal, four world titles) and Paula Weiskopf (1984, ’88, 2012, volleyball player and coach, two Olympic medals).

A hosted reception with complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to view Olympic trading pins, begins at 6pm.  The program will begin at 7pm and will include a significant Q&A portion.  The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPS are required.

6:00pm -  Reception
7:00 - Program
8:30pm - End 

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