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Sarah Hughes L’18, Olympic Gold Medalist, to attend Olympic Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang

February 05, 2018

Penn Law student Sarah Hughes L’18 has been named to the Presidential Delegation to attend the Opening Ceremony of this year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, which kicks off on February 9. 

Hughes won a gold medal in Ladies Figure Skating during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. She is the most recent American woman to win Olympic Gold in Ladies Figure Skating. Since beginning law school at Penn Law, she has served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and as a summer associate at Proskauer Rose LLP.

She is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Women’s Sports Foundation, whose mission is to help create leaders by ensuring all girls access to sports.

Hughes is a graduate of Yale University.