Tracking Minnesota's Olympians

  • July 30, 2012 - 11:27 PM

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The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Monday)

Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)

Tie: Gophers • Twitter: @Napela

Monday: The U.S. defeated Brazil 3-1. Next up: Group match vs. China on Wednesday.

Ali Bernard Wrestling (women's 72kg freestyle)

Tie: New Ulm • Twitter: @asbernard86

Competes: Aug. 9.

Chas Betts Wrestling (84kg Greco-Roman)

Tie: St. Michael • Twitter: @chasbetts

Competes: Next Monday.

Rachel Bootsma Swimming (women's 100-meter backstroke)

Tie: Eden Prairie • Twitter: @r_bootsma15

Finished: Olympic quest ended when she finished 11th in the semifinals Sunday. The top eight advanced.

Kelci Bryant Diving (women's 3M synchronized)

Tie: Gophers • Twitter: @Kelci_Bryant

Finished: Won silver medal along with Abby Johnston.

Kara Goucher Track (women's marathon)

Tie: Duluth • Twitter: @karagoucher

Competes: Sunday.

Megan Kalmoe Rowing (women's quad sculls)

Tie: From St. Croix Falls, Wis., grew up in Minneapolis

Twitter: @megankalmoe

Monday: Her boat took second in the repechage, advancing to Wednesday's quadruple sculls finals.

Kevin Love Men's basketball

Tie: Timberwolves • Twitter: @kevinlove

Competes: The U.S. faces Tunisia in a preliminary round game at 4:15 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday.

Lynx players Women's basketball

Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)

More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers

Monday: The U.S. made it look easy again with a 90-38 victory over Angola.

Alise Post Cycling (women's BMX)

Tie: St. Cloud • Twitter: @alisepost11

Competes: Seeding runs, Aug. 8; semis/finals, Aug. 10.

Susie Scanlan Fencing

Tie: St. Paul • Twitter: None

Monday: Lost in the first round of individual epee and was eliminated. Competes in team epee Saturday.

Amanda Smock Track (women's triple jump)

Tie: Melrose • Twitter: @AJTSMOCK

Competes: Qualifying round Friday; finals Sunday.

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