Olympic Moment

President Romo and Rose Monday run through the streets of San Antonio carrying the Olympic torch.

Olympic Moment

Two Roadrunners help transport the Games torch on its South Texas visit

[ This article originally was published in Sombrilla Magazine in the Spring 2002 edition ]

UTSA President Ricardo Romo and assistant track coach Rose Monday were among the dozens of South Texans who participated in the Olympic torch relay in San Antonio in December 2001. It marked the first time the Olympic flame has been carried through the Alamo City prior to the Olympic Games.