Final List of Local Olympians to be in Saturday Parade

A celebration of Long Beach athletes who competed in the London and in past Olympics will rumble down Second Street Saturday afternoon. Here's who will be parading.

The City of Long Beach on Friday afternoon released the final list of names of the local Olympic athletes who will be in a Saturday parade.

Starting at 2 p.m., the athletes will be riding down Second Street in convertible cars and antique fire trucks. The parade route starts at the intersection of Second Street and Livingston Drive. For full details about the parade, click here.

From the Long Beach City Manager's Office release: 

“Sam the Olympic Eagle,” mascot of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, will lead the athletes east along Second Street, south on Bay Shore Avenue toward Ocean Boulevard, and then west along Ocean Boulevard to the Belmont Plaza Pool, where the parade will end.

Olympic Athletes confirmed to date:

·        Susie Atwood (1968, 1972 Swimming)
·        Ryan Bailey (2012 Men’s Water Polo)
·        Bruce Bradley (1972 Men’s Water Polo)
·        Tony Cruz (2000 Cycling)
·        Kerry Dienelt (1996, 2000 Softball for Australia)
·        Patricia Etem (1980, 1984 Women’s Rowing)
·        Lawrence “Keith” Frostad (1992 Swimming)
·        Jessica Hardy (2012 Swimming)
·        Chi Kredell (2000 Men’s Water Polo)
·        Chay Lapin (2012 Men’s Water Polo)
·        Robert Lynn (2000 Men’s Water Polo)
·        Angela Madsen (2008 Paralympic Rowing, 2012 Paralympic Shot Put, Javelin)
·        Cathy Marino (1988, 1992 Kayak)
·        Bryshon Nellum (2012 Track and Field)
·        Misty May-Treanor (2004, 2008, 2012 Beach Volleyball)
·        Heather Petri (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 Women’s Water Polo)
·        John Rambo (1964 Men’s High Jump)
·        Bob Seagren (1968, 1972 Men’s Pole Vault)
·        Lauren Wenger (2008, 2012 Women’s Water Polo)


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