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The City of Irvine appreciates the service of the following honoree:

Wall of Recognition
Jason Lezak
Distinguished Citizen
Jason Lezak, the four-time Olympic goal medalist developed his love for swimming through the Irvine Novaquatics. He attended El Camino Real Elementary School and Irvine High School. He graduated from Irvine High School before earning his college degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999. He and his wife Danielle are now raising their family in Irvine. Mr. Lezak earned his first long-course international swimming gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where he also won a silver medal. He competed in several events at the 2004 Olympics Games in Athens, and was a member of the 4x100-meter freestyle relay team that won the gold medal and set a new world record. He qualified for the 2012 London Olympics as a member of the United States 4x100-meter freestyle relay team. Mr. Lezak and his team earned a silver medal for their second-place finish in the finals.