Olympic legend Retton takes Bay Area by storm
posted on 03/30/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 30, 2016 – Mary Lou Retton, who won the USA’s first Olympic all-around title and the hearts of Americans at the 1984 Olympic Games, wrapped up a whirlwind visit to the Bay area in California to promote the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Women’s Gymnastics by joining San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo in unveiling the “Countdown to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Women’s Gymnastics” clock during a special ceremony at the Plaza at San Jose’s City Hall.

The unveiling capped off a two-day trip that included visiting the Golden State Warriors basketball game against the Washington Wizards; accepting a proclamation at the San Jose City Council meeting; speaking to the San Jose Rotarians; and numerous media interviews.

The 2016 women’s Olympic Trials are set for July 8 and 10 at the SAP Center at San Jose. This is the second consecutive gymnastics trials hosted by San Jose and the SAP Center. Limited tickets for both days of the event are available at www.ticketmaster.com.

For more information about the women’s Olympic Trials, go to sanjose2016.com.

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for all sports are a collaborative undertaking between the U.S. Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies and the local organizing committees.
 

 


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