LONDON, Ohio (AP) - London, England is not the only city of that name gaining international attention these days as it hosts the Summer Olympics. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio's London is being seen around the world in an athletic company's latest advertising campaign. Nike timed its campaign to coincide with the Olympic Games running through Aug. 12 in London, England.
The Ohio city's water tower, bearing its name, dominates the opening scene of Nike's ad campaign gone viral. It debuted this week and has collected more than 3 million views on YouTube. The minute-long video includes footage of other sites in the central Ohio city. It also shows scenes from other towns named London. The ad showcases everyday athletes with the message that anyone can set goals and achieve great things.