Life of an Olympic Champion

Photos by Kathryn Harrington

It was an enlightening evening with Louisville’s own Mary T. Meagher and Kelsi Worrell Dahlia at The Brown Theatre on July 10, presented by Kentucky to the World. The athletes thrilled guests with an engaging discussion conducted by Whitney Harding of WHAS11. The legendary athletes spoke about the pressures of success, how Kentucky has impacted them and life after the Olympics.

  • Melinda Schmitt, Kenny Zegart with Kentucky to the World and President of the Louisville Sports Commission Karl Schmitt.

  • Olympic Gold Medalist Kelsi Worrell Dahlia signs an autograph for a young fan.

  • Terri and Steve Bass with Kentucky to the World President Shelly Zegart.

  • Kevin Lynch, President of the Frazier History Museum Penny Peavler and Lindsey Chastain.

  • Shelly Zegart.

  • WHAS 11's Whitney Harding, Olympic Gold Medalists Kelsi Worrell Dahlia and Mary T. Meagher.

  • Rileigh Dethy, Katie Case and Corinne Dilger.

  • Mary T. Meagher, Kelsi Worrell Dahlia and WHAS 11's Whitney Harding.

  • Kori Forster and Pam Martin.

  • President and CEO of Republic Bank Steve Trager and Amy Trager.

  • Assistant Athletic Director for Sacred Heart Academy Mackenzie Moir, director of the Jean Frazier Leadership Institute at Sacred Heart Schools Lauren Hitron, director of the Sacred Heart Academy athletic department Donna Moir and Sacred Heart Academy head swim coach Jim Luebbe.

  • Madison Allgeier, Anna Emberson, head swim coach at Sacred Heart Academy Jim Luebbe, Sarah Holmes and Camila Solano.