First Lady Michelle Obama will lead the Presidential Del- egation to the Opening Cer- emonies of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
She made the announce- ment at an event with. Sa- mantha Cameron celebrating the Olympic Games and Mrs. Obama’s Let’s Move! initia- tive.
“In the months ahead, I’ll be talking to Americans all across the country to encourage even more young people to tap into that Olympic spirit and turn their inspiration into action,” said the First Lady. “I hope we use the upcom- ing games as motivation for all of us to get up and get moving,” she said. “This is especially true for our young people. You don’t have to be a gold medal winner or the best athlete at your school to take part.
your bike around the neighbor- hood, or go for a walk with your friends. Everyone can find some way to be healthy, get ac- tive, and have some fun.”
In coming months, the White House will announce the of- ficial delegates accompanying Mrs. Obama to London.