Go Metro and meet Gold Medalist Brenda Villa at Atlantic Station today

With the Rio Games in full swing, Metro’s and LA2024’s efforts to bring the Games closer to home continues tonight when Brenda Villa — who won a Gold Medaal in women’s water polo at the 2012 London Games  — will be appearing at the Gold Line’s

Brenda Villa. Credit: USA Water Polo.

Brenda Villa. Credit: USA Water Polo.

Atlantic Station from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. Feel free to swing by and get an autograph or photo taken with Brenda. It’s free with no strings attached!

The full list of Gold Medalist appearances going forward:

  • Chatsworth Station, Aug. 15 — Rafer Johnson, Gold Medal in Decathlon at the 1960 Rome Games.
  • 7th Street/Metro Center, Aug. 16 — Valerie Brisco, three Gold Medals in 200 meters, 400 meters, 4×400 meters relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
  • Downtown Long Beach Station, Aug. 17 — Lisa Fernandez, three-time Gold Medal winner in Softball at 1996 Atlanta Games, 2000 Sydney Games and 2004 Athens Games.
  • APU/Citrus College Station, Aug. 18 — Bryan Clay, Gold Medal in Decathlon at the 2008 Beijing Games.
  • Downtown Santa Monica Station, Aug. 19 — Mark Spitz, nine-time Gold Medalist in Swimming at the 1968 Mexico City Games and 1972 Munich Games.