The athletes representing America in Olympics 2016 were wished by President of America in his weekly address. He wished them luck and urged to win Gold medal for the country.
Obama mentioned that America is a great country made out of Immigrants and he said, “We’re a nation of immigrants that finds strength in our diversity and unity in our national pride.” He said, Team USA will repeat the reason to the world about, why America always sets the gold standard? It is mainly because of the respect we have for the diversity and excellence.” He stated that America is very proud of all the American contestants and country will stand with the participants on the pedestal.
He also appreciated the implausible hard work of all the participants during the event by saying, “When you watch these Games, remember that it’s about so much more than the moments going by in a flash. Think about the countless hours these athletes put in, knowing it could mean the difference in a split-second victory that earns them a lifetime of pride, and gives us enduring memories. It’s about the character it takes to train your heart out, even when no one’s watching. Just hard work, focus, and a dream. That’s the Olympic spirit – and it’s the American spirit, too.”
The first lady, Michelle Obama also wished the team with Barack Obama in by making a Snapchat video. They both insisted on, 'bring home the gold for the red, white and blue.'