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Commerce to Hold Festivities in Honor Olympic Gold Medalist

Posted By admin On August 17, 2012 @ 5:10 pm In City of Commerce,East Los Angeles (Unincorp.),News Briefs | No Comments

Olympic gold medalist Brenda Villa will be returning next Sunday to the pool where she first learned how to play water polo. The City of Commerce is holding a ceremony on Aug. 26 to dedicate the pool to Villa, who earned a history-making gold medal while serving as the captain of the US Women’s Water Polo Team at the London 2012 Olympics. Vila is also four-time Olympian. The event will take place from 4-8pm at Rosewood Park (5600 Harbor Street, Commerce, CA). There will be music by a live DJ and refreshments.

EGPNews update: Aquatics Center Named After Olympian Gold Medalist [1]

EGPNews story on Villa’s latest Olympic achievement: Commerce Native Takes Gold In London [2]

Past stories on water polo in Commerce:
Mexican Water Polo Team Aims For Olympics With Commerce’s Help [3]
Proud City Supports its Olympians [4]

Brenda Villa, left, celebrate four consecutive Olympic victories, capped of with a gold medal in London with long-time teammate Heather Petri, right.


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URLs in this post:

[1] Aquatics Center Named After Olympian Gold Medalist: http://egpnews.com/2012/08/aquatics-center-named-after-olympian-gold-medalist/

[2] Commerce Native Takes Gold In London: http://egpnews.com/2012/08/commerce-native-takes-gold-in-london/

[3] Mexican Water Polo Team Aims For Olympics With Commerce’s Help: http://egpnews.com/2011/07/mexican-water-polo-team-aims-for-olympics-with-commerce’s-help/

[4] Proud City Supports its Olympians: http://egpnews.com/2008/07/proud-city-supports-its-olympians/

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