JOIN THE ATHLETES OF THE AMERICAS VIRTUAL SEMINAR
Athletes throughout the continent are invited to join the Panam Sports Athlete Commission for an important virtual seminar leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this July.
The Athletes of the Americas Virtual Seminar will take place this Thursday, July 1 between 4 – 5:30pm ET and will cover several important topics as athletes prepare for the world’s biggest sporting event.
The athlete community will receive a complete update on the most relevant topics in the Olympic Movement to the region. This seminar will be led by the Panam Sports Athlete Commission and its President Aliann Pompey, including topics such as Agenda 2020+5, Rule 40 & 50, Doping controls, Mental Health practices and beyond.
After the seminar concludes, Aliann Pompey will lead an exclusive panel discussion with athlete legends throughout the continent recapping the important topics covered in the seminar.
The special guests joining Aliann on the panel include Rafael Silva (BRA – Judo), Chelsea Edghill (GUY – Table Tennis), Briana Williams (JAM – Athletics), Rommel Pacheco (MEX – Diving) and Daniel Dhers (VEN – BMX Freestyle).
Learn more about the special guests:
Rafael Silva “Baby” (JUDO) – BRA
2x Olympic bronze medalist and 2011 Pan American silver medalist
Chelsea Edghill (TABLE TENNIS) – GUY
7-time table tennis national singles champion 8-time doubles champion – becoming the first Guyanese (male or female) to qualify for the Olympics in the sport
Briana Williams (ATHLETICS) – JAM
In the season leading up to Tokyo 2020, Briana set three Jamaica U-20 records in 6 days – 11.01, 10.98 and the new record of 10.97. Most recently, Briana finished 4th at the Jamaican Olympic trials and earned a spot to Tokyo in the 4x100m.
Rommel Pacheco (DIVING) – MEX
4x Olympian, World Champion and 3x gold medalist at the Pan American Games
Daniel Dhers (BMX Freestyle) – VEN
Lima 2019 Pan American Games Champion and 5-time X Games winner
Don’t miss this behind-the-scenes glimpse of Americas athletes on their road to the Olympics.
This exciting athlete panel will be live-streamed on the Panam Sports Channel on July 1 beginning at 6pm ET.