Tracking Minnesota's Olympians
- August 1, 2012 - 11:58 PM
The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Wednesday)
Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)
Tie: Gophers •Twitter: @Napela
Wednesday: U.S. defeated China 3-0 in group play. Next up: Friday vs. Serbia.
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
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. 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
Megan Kalmoe Rowing (women's quad sculls)
Tie: From St. Croix Falls, Wis., grew up in Minneapolis
Wednesday: Quad sculls team won a bronze medal in event final.
Kevin Love Men's basketball
Tie: Timberwolves •Twitter: @kevinlove
Competes: Thursday against Nigeria.
Lynx players Women's basketball
Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)
More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers
Wednesday: The U.S. squad rolled past previously undefeated Turkey 89-58.
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
Competes: Team epee Saturday (lost in first round of individual epee and was eliminated).
Amanda Smock Track (women's triple jump)
Tie: Melrose •Twitter: @AJTSMOCK
Competes: Qualifying round Friday; finals Sunday.
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