On Tuesday, July 15, the City Commission recognized the following 2008 Summer Olympians, who will represent Coral Springs in Beijing next month: Adler Volmar from the U.S. Olympic Judo Team, Vlad Polyakov representing the Kazakhstan Olympic Swim Team, Arlene Semeco, Erin Volcan and Leo Andara who are all representing the Venezuela Olympic Swim Team, Josh Laban participating for U.S. Virgin Islands Olympic Swim Team, Dara Torres for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, Anne Poleska for the Germany Olympic Swim Team, Sharntelle McLean representing the Trinidad Olympic Swim Team, Walter Dix running for the U.S. Olympic Track Team, and Misty May-Treanor playing for the U.S. Olympic Beach Volleyball Team. All swimmers trained at the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex as part of the Coral Springs Swim Club.
“I want to congratulate the City for being part of history in the making in 2008 because I think I will make history,” Adler Volmar said.
Mayor Scott Brook congratulated all of the local Olympians who either live or train in our City. “We hope that you carry us to the Olympics,” Mayor Brook said. “Good luck to all of you.”