WelcomeBackEventMizzou Athletics would like to invite the public to a welcome back reception for 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist J’den Cox (Columbia, Mo.) on Wednesday, August 31. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. CT and will take place at the Columns Club on the east side of Memorial Stadium.

Doors to the reception will open at 5:00 p.m. CT, where fans will enter at the south tower on the east side of Memorial Stadium and proceed up the elevators. Parking will be available around the football stadium in lots J, K and O. Refreshments will be available for the event.

Mizzou Wrestling Head Coach Brian Smith and Mizzou Athletics Executive Associate AD Sarah Reesman will kick off the reception with remarks, followed by a Q&A session with Cox and Gary Link about Cox’s experience in Rio. During the Q&A session, the public will have the opportunity to ask questions directed towards Cox. Following the reception, Cox will sign autographs and take pictures with the public. Fans are permitted to one autograph item. Special edition autograph cards will be available at the event.