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Tracking Minnesota's Olympians

  • August 1, 2012 - 11:58 PM

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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

Competes: 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. 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

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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