Tulsa Mayor Declares Thursday Olympic Day

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 5:32 pm
By: News On 6

Tulsa's mayor is trying to get kids excited about exercise and boost support for the upcoming Olympic Games.

Like dozens of others cities around the county, in Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor proclaimed today Olympic Day. She and some special guests met with kids at the Whiteside Day Camp.

Former Olympian and current Oklahoma State University wrestling coach Eric Guerrero, along with two of his wrestlers, talked about the importance of eating right and exercising. The wrestlers also talked about Chicago's push to host the 2016 Games.

"These Olympic games being in the United States is a big deal for everybody," said former Olympian Eric Guerrero. 

"It will be a memory that you guys are gonna remember for the rest of your lives."

The location of the Olympics Game will be announced in October.