This announcement for media, swimmers and fans is courtesy of Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational.
Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones, a long-time advocate for drowning prevention and swim safety, the Queen City Dolphins, Charlotte’s minority-based competitive swim team, and Speedo, the world’s leading swim brand, will host more than 500 swimmers from around the United States at the first-ever Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational (CJDI), a three-day, USA Swimming-sanctioned short course (25 yard) swim meet to be held Oct. 11-13 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center in Charlotte, N.C.
WHAT: On Tuesday, October 8th, just prior to the first-ever Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and event host Cullen Jones will hold a media availability to discuss the inaugural swim meet and his mission to celebrate diversity in swimming and promote the sport among minority communities. Jones will also be available to answer questions about his experience at the 2012 London Olympics and his ongoing training at SwimMAC.
WHO: Cullen Jones, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer and swim safety advocate
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, 11:00 a.m. ET
WHERE: Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center, 800 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28202
RSVP: Sarah Waple, Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational, Public Relations, (484) 753-1175, sarahwap[email protected]