Plumb Inducted Into Olympic Hall of Fame
Eight-time Olympian J. Michael Plumb was inducted into the U. S. Olympic Hall of Fame during an awards ceremony at the Harris Theater in Chicago, Ill. ,June 19. The event was recorded and will be aired from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, on NBC. As part of the broadcast coverage, viewers will be treated to competition footage as well as insights from friends and competitors of the honored legends, who were inducted into the exclusive group of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic greats.
The U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Class of 2008 is comprised of nine Olympians. Wrestler Bruce Baumgartner, athlete Joan Benoit, figure skater Brian Boitano, boxer Oscar de La Hoya, equestrian J. Michael Plumb, basketball athlete David Robinson, swimmer Amy Van Dyken, shooter Lones W. Wigger, Jr. and Paralympic swimmer John Morgan will be inducted as individuals.
Figure skating coach Carlo Fassi will be inducted in the Coach category along with Olympic figure skating gold medalist Carol Heiss.
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