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Events DC Hosts Olympic Day DC

06/20/2016

WASHINGTON, DC— On Friday, June 24, Events DC will host Olympic Day DC in celebration of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics and will showcase interactive sports experiences for residents to enjoy. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at CityCenterDC, located on I St. between 10th and 11th street in The Park at CityCenter. 

Olympic Day DC will feature local athlete appearances and interactive sports experiences from pole vaulting and power lifting to wrestling, boxing, fencing and Paralympic basketball. The event is designed to educate and excite local residents and visitors, while promoting the ideals of the Olympic movement. 

WHEN:    Friday, June 24, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:    The Park at CityCenter (outside of Momofuku CCDC)
I street, between 10th and 11th street

ATHLETES:           

  • Willie Banks: Triple Jump, 1984 and 1988 Olympics
  • Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed: Boxing, 19-0, 11KOs, Washington DC native
  • DC Vault, Washington, DC-based pole vault club
  • Capital Fencing Academy
  • Gonzaga High School Wrestling, coaches & student-athletes
  • MedStar NRH Punishers Wheelchair Basketball team
  • Josh Alcon: Pole Vault, Dominican Republic Indoor National Record Holder                       


RECEIVE UPDATES: Visit https://olympicdaydc.splashthat.com to RSVP for updates on participating athletes, weather conditions and more.