Glendora’s Gold Medal Olympian Bryan Clay is scheduled to appear at the Citrus College/APU Station as part of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Summer Olympics celebration.
Clay will appear Thursday, August 18 at Azusa’s easternmost station from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Clay, 36, won the Gold Medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Decathlon event. He also won silver in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, becoming one of only 12 men to have won two medals in the Decathlon.
Metro and the LA2024 Olympics bid campaign began hosting Gold Medal athletes at various Metro stations August 5. Here is the remaining list of scheduled appearances:
- North Hollywood Station, Aug. 11: Julianne McNamara, Gold Medal in Uneven Parallel Bars at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
- Atlantic Station, Aug. 12: Brenda Villa, Gold Medal in Women’s Water Polo at the 2012 London Games.
- Chatsworth Station, Aug. 15: Rafer Johnson, Gold Medal in Decathlon at the 1960 Rome Games.
7th Street/Metro Center, Aug. 16: Valerie Brisco, three Gold Medals in 200 meters, 400 meters, 4×400 meters relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
- Downtown Long Beach Station, Aug. 17: Lisa Fernandez, three-time Gold Medal winner in Softball at 1996 Atlanta Games, 2000 Sydney Games and 2004 Athens Games.
- APU/Citrus College Station, Aug. 18: Bryan Clay, Gold Medal in Decathlon at the 2008 Beijing Games.
- Downtown Santa Monica Station, Aug. 19: Mark Spitz, nine-time Gold Medalist in Swimming at the 1968 Mexico City Games and 1972 Munich Games.