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Gold Standard

| October 26, 2012 | Parties National

The Party Nearly 1,000 guests and athletes flocked to Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove to salute S.D. Olympians and honoree Sue Lalicker for the San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation’s 11th anniversary Taste at the Cove.The Players Turning up for the party were gymnastics gold medalist Kerri Strug, track and field gold medalist Monique Henderson, soccer gold medalist Rachel Buehler, silver medal cyclist Sarah Hammer and beach volleyball silver medalist Mike Dodd.The Scene San Diego Symphony violinist Yvonne Shay played soulful chords at the oceanfront party while guests sampled bites from 35 top eateries like Roy’s and Herringbone. Later, former Chargers linebacker Jim Laslavic emceed the awards ceremony and fashion show by local brand Sauvage, held on a stage lit by giant Olympic rings.The Highlight Among the auction items donated to help injured youth was an autographed leotard signed by the entire 1996 Magnificent Seven and presented by Strug, the gymnastics darling. Score! Photography by Jamie Murray


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