INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 17, 2005 – Shannon Miller, who has won more Olympic and world medals than any other U.S. gymnast, and the 1984 U.S. Olympic Men’s Gymnastics Team are among the nominees for induction into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame for 2006. The general public may vote online at http://www.usolympicteam.com to help determine the next class of inductees. The individual Olympian and Olympic team winners, as well as one Paralympian, one coach, a veteran and a special contributor, will be honored during the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Presented by Allstate induction ceremony December 8 in Chicago, Ill., at the Harris Theatre. The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) released this information, along with a complete list of nominees, earlier today.
Public voting concludes on Sept. 21. A nationally televised special on the Class of 2006 inductees to U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame and their accomplishments will air early in 2006. Broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
Shannon Miller, individual athlete nominee
1984 U.S. Olympic Men’s Gymnastics Team, team nominee