Go Metro and meet gold medalist Lisa Fernandez at Downtown Long Beach Station today

With the Rio Games in full swing, Metro’s and LA2024’s efforts to bring the Games closer to home continues today when Lisa Fernandez — three-time Gold Medal winner in softball at the 1996 Atlanta Games, 2000 Sydney Games and 2004 Athens Games — appears at the Blue Line’s Downtown Long Beach Station from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feel free to swing by and get an autograph or photo taken with Lisa. It’s free!

Here’s Lisa talking about softball and playing for UCLA:

There are two more Olympian appearances:

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.