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Carl Lewis, Greg Louganis and other athletes join L.A.'s Olympic bid

Carl Lewis, Greg Louganis and other athletes join L.A.'s Olympic bid

Carl Lewis, Greg Louganis and Apolo Ohno highlight a long list of Olympians who have lent their names to the campaign to bring the 2024 Summer Games to Los Angeles.

The LA 2024 bid committee announced its athletes' advisory commission on Tuesday during a U.S. Olympic Committee event at the Beverly Hilton.

"Every time I come to this city, I’m swept away by a river of emotions from the 1984 Games," said Lewis, who won four golds at the Coliseum that summer. "It’s the very special feeling I get every time I return to Los Angeles."

The 53 members on the commission also include gymnast Nadia Comaneci, golfer Rickie Fowler, soccer players Landon...

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