Overbeck Carries Olympic Torch Through Charlotte as Part of Olympic Torch Relay, Presented by Chevrolet
Dec. 7, 2001
CHICAGO (Friday, December 7, 2001) - Former U.S. Women’s National Team captain Carla Overbeck carried the Olympic Torch in her homestate of North Carolina on Wednesday (Dec. 5) as part of the Olympic Torch Relay presented by Chevrolet. Overbeck ran through Charlotte, N.C., on just the second day of the Olympic Torch Relay. The Torch will make its journey to Salt Lake City in 65 days. The torch will travel more than 13,500 miles and be carried by about 11,500 torchbearers. It will arrive into Salt Lake City on Feb. 7.