A diverse group of U.S. athletes will collectively serve as the face of the
The “6-Pack” of athletes includes four Olympic champions (Caeleb Dressel, Swimming; Laurie Hernandez, Gymnastics; Alex Morgan, Soccer; and Simone Manuel, Swimming), one Olympic hopeful (Noah Lyles, Track and Field) and one Paralympic champion (Roderick Townsend, Track and Field). The athletes will feature prominently in
“Coca-Cola selected this diverse team of athletes who get along famously because they align with the
Alex Morgan: Soccer
A prominent member of the U.S. Women’s National team and reigning World Champion (in 2015 and 2019), Morgan also was part of the gold medal-winning Olympic Games London 2012 team. The co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team was named ESPY’s Best Female Athlete of 2019. This is Morgan’s third time partnering with Coke; she was also a London 2012 and Rio 2016
Caeleb Dressel: Swimming
The first man to win a record 8 medals (6 gold) at the 2019 World Championships, Dressel also broke Michael Phelps’ world record in the 100m Butterfly. Dressel was named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2019 World Championships. The sprint specialist won two gold medals at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Sports Illustrated included Dressel on its list of the “Fittest 50 Athletes” for 2018.
Laurie Hernandez: Gymnastics
A gold and silver medalist at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, Hernandez also medaled at the 2016 Pacific Rim Championships and 2016 P&G Championships. The proud Latina is a New York Times best-selling author of I Got This: To Gold and Beyond and the children’s book, She’s Got This, and was a Season 23 winner on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Noah Lyles: Track & Field
Last month, Lyles won the Lausanne Diamond League meet in 200m in 19.50, the fastest time since Usain Bolt’s gold medal winning run in the Olympic Games London 2012, making Lyles the fourth fastest man in history. The sprinter also won the 100-meter gold medal at the 2018 U.S. Championships, becoming the youngest American male to win in 34 years. Lyles was undefeated in the 2018 season in the 200 meters and joined Bolt as the only man in history to run four sub-19.7 times in the 200-meters in one year. He is also a fashion designer and musical recording artist.
Roderick Townsend: Paralympic Track & Field
Townsend won high jump and long jump gold medals at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016, and a high jump gold medal at the 2017 Para World Championships. He holds the 2017 world record for high jump and 2016 Paralympic record holder in the long jump. Townsend – whose shoulder and collar bone were broken at birth, losing full function of his right arm – was a 2017 ESPY nominee for Best Male Athlete with a Disability.
Simone Manuel: Swimming
Manuel is the first American woman to sweep the 50m and 100m free at a World Championships (2019). The sprint freestyle specialist won two gold medals and two silver medals at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. She became the first African-American female swimmer to win an individual gold medal. The USA Swimming Ambassador also partners with the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make A Splash program to help underserved children learn to swim.
This is the seventh time that
The company's Olympic journey began on a freight ship in 1928. The transport arrived in Amsterdam carrying the U.S. Olympic Team and 1,000 cases of