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LA 2024 Olympic bid names 53 athletes to advisory commission

Los Angeles 2024

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid athletes’ advisory commission members, 53 of them, have collectively won 216 Olympic and Paralympic medals, including 142 gold medals.

The athletes’ advisory commission announced Tuesday will review venues and help further develop the LA 2024 Olympic bid vision, provide feedback across every bid activity and represent the rights and interests of athletes in the bid decision-making process.

Los Angeles is bidding against Budapest, Paris and Rome for the 2024 Olympics. International Olympic Committee members will vote to choose the 2024 host city in September 2017.

The full athletes’ advisory commission:

Andre Agassi, Tennis
Chuck Aoki, Wheelchair Rugby
Sarah Attar, Track & Field
Howard Bach, Badminton
Candace Cable, Track & Field, Alpine and Nordic ski racing
Tamara Christopherson, Canoe/Kayak
Bryan Clay, Track & Field
Nadia Comaneci, Gymnastics
Bart Conner, Gymnastics
Muffy Davis, Track & Field
Anita DeFrantz, Rowing
Landon Donovan, Football
Janet Evans, Swimming
Allyson Felix, Track & Field
Rickie Fowler, Golf
Lex Gillette, Track & Field
Paul Gonzales, Boxing
Steffi Graf, Tennis
Dawn Harper-Nelson, Track & Field
Cobi Jones, Football
Meb Keflezighi, Marathon
Karch Kiraly, Beach Volleyball
Michelle Kwan, Figure Skating
Michael Johnson, Track & Field
Katie Ledecky, Swimming
Fabien Lefèvre, Canoe/Kayak
Carl Lewis, Track & Field
Carol Lewis-Zilli, Track & Field
Tara Lipinksi, Figure Skating
Greg Louganis, Diving
Alex Morgan, Football
Ibtihaj Muhammad, Fencing
Alana Nichols, Canoe/Kayak
Karen Norris, Swimming
Apolo Ohno, Speed Skating
Chris Paul, Basketball
Aaron Peirsol, Swimming
Thiago Pereira, Swimming
Michael Phelps, Swimming
Amy Purdy, Snowboarding
Angela Ruggiero, Ice Hockey
John Register, Track & Field
Sarah Reinertsen, Track & Field
April Ross, Beach Volleyball
Sinjin Smith, Beach Volleyball
Matt Stutzman, Archery
Diana Taurasi, Basketball
Brenda Villa, Water Polo
Jarryd Wallace, Track & Field
Kerri Walsh Jennings, Beach Volleyball
Jordyn Wieber, Gymnastics
Venus Williams, Tennis
Trischa Zorn, Swimming

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