Three Local Athletes Competing At London Olympics
The London Olympic Games are officially underway after a four and a half hour opening ceremony spectular. Queen Elizabeth II declared the Games of 30th Olympiad officially open.
The evening concluded with Paul McCartney and the songs “The End” from the Beatles Abby Road album and “Hey Jude.”
The $42 million open ceremony was directed by Danny Boyle of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and ‘Trainspotting’ fame.
Three local athletes are among the Americans competing in London this year. Fredonia’s Jenn Suhr is a pole vaulter. She won a silver medal in Bejing four years ago. Jake Kaminski of Elma is on the U-S archery team. And Matt Anderson of West Seneca is one of the players on the U-S vollyball team.