Dikembe Mutombo Attends Let's Move Campaign Event in London

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Dikembe Mutombo high fives a child at First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign event at the US Ambassador to the UK Louis Susman's estate on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for USTA)

July 30, 2012

WASHINGTON - Former Georgetown University men's basketball standout Dikembe Mutombo (I'91,H'10) was among a group of current and former professional athletes who took part in Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign event in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Mutombo was joined by soccer stars David Beckham and Brandi Chastain and Olympic gold medalists Summer Sanders, Dominique Dawes, Natasha Liukin and Apolo Ohno at UK Louis Susman's estate in London, England yesterday encouraging kids to get moving and exercise!

Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active.

 

 

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