East Tennessee State University will host “Olympic Day 2017” on Friday, June 23, from 9:30 a.m. – noon at Kermit Tipton Stadium, which is on the Science Hill High School campus.
Two-time skeleton Olympian John Daly, who competed in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, will serve as visiting Olympian for the event. Opening ceremonies are at 9:30 a.m., and the day will conclude at noon with closing ceremonies.
Youth ages 5-12 are invited to be part of Olympic Day, which is free and open to the public. Activities will include weightlifting, track and field, javelin throwing, shotput and discus, rugby, soccer and gymnastics.
The Olympic Training Site, which is part of ETSU’s Center of Excellence in Sport Science and Coach Education, hosted its first Olympic Day event in 2012.
No registration is required. For more information, contact Emily Brockelman at 423-439-8477.