Olympic Swimmer Coming to Clarke
UPDATE: Ervin was originally scheduled to speak at Clarke in October, but has now qualified to compete in the 2016 Swimming World Cup events in Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong during that timeframe.
The new date for Ervin’s Clarke appearance is Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center. General admissions tickets are $10. Tickets are free for K-12 students. If you have already ordered tickets for the October date, or have any other questions, call (563)588-6377.
Three-time Olympian Anthony Ervin, who won two gold medals in the Rio Games, will talk about his inspiring and incredible journey when he speaks at Clarke University on Wednesday, Oct. 26, as part of the Mackin-Mailander Lecture Series. Ervin’s lecture is titled “Morality of Wellness.”
Ervin will speak at 7 p.m. in the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center on the Clarke campus. General admission tickets are $10. Tickets are free for K-12 students. Tickets are available at clarke.edu/anthonyervin.
Ervin, 35, won the 50-meter freestyle and was part of the Gold Medal 4 x 100 freestyle relay in Rio. Ervin also won a gold medal in the 50 freestyle at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney and is a former world record holder in both the 50 and 100 freestyle. Ervin also qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in the 50 freestyle.
For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.