Floridian Olympians And Paralympians To Be Honored During Halftime At The Dolphins-Jets Game

Posted Sep 20, 2012

Game will also feature special pregame festivities as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

More than 20 Floridian Olympians and Paralympians that took part in the 2012 London Games will participate in a special ceremony during halftime of the Miami Dolphins-New York Jets game, sponsored by Wells Fargo, 1:00 p.m., Sunday, September 23 at Sun Life Stadium.

Olympians and Paralympians with Florida ties scheduled to attend Sunday’s festivities include Eric Alejandro (Track and Field), T’erea Brown (Track and Field), Paul Callahan (Sailing), Will Claye (Track and Field), Scott Danberg (Track and Field), Conor Dwyer (Swimming), Tyson Gay (Track and Field), Lacy Janson (Pole Vault), Tina Konyot (Equestrian), Carlos Leon (Track and Field), Danell Leyva (Gymnast), Ryan Lochte (Swimming), Tony McQuay (Track and Field), Donte Mickens (Goalball),Robin Prendes (Rowing), Christian Taylor (Track and Field), Anna Tunnecliffe (Sailing), Dee Dee Trotter (Track and Field), Peter Vanderkaay (Swimming), Kellie Wells (Track and Field), Lauryn Williams (Track and Field), Brittany Viola (Diving) and Justin Zook (swimming).

Additionally, the organization announced a host of special pregame festivities in conjunction with the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Month events. The Dolphins and the NFL will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan during the pregame ceremonies for their significant contributions to the local Hispanic community. As part of their recognition, a $3,000 donation will be made on their behalf to La Liga Contra el Cancer. Additionally, up and coming Miami born and raised singer, Sophi, will sing the National Anthem.

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