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6/16/2011
Charlotte, NC- Double Oaks Community Pool will celebrate Olympic Day on Tuesday, June 21, from noon – 2 p.m. The event will feature Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones, a 2008 Gold Medalist in the 4 X 100 freestyle at the 2008 Olympic Games held in Beijing, China. Jones currently works with the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make A Splash Program and teaches minorities across the nation how to swim.

Schedule of events: 
  • Noon – 12:20 p.m.– Cullen participates in Q&A session with participants 
  • 12:20 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Stroke clinic with participants
  • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Fun Relay races 
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Autograph session


Olympic Day is celebrated around the world, as hundreds of thousands of people – young and old – get moving and participate in sporting and cultural activities such as runs, exhibitions, music and educational seminars. The purpose of the celebration is to spread the Olympic ideals to every corner of the globe.