Tracking Minnesota's Olympians
- August 6, 2012 - 12:26 AM
The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Sunday)
Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)
Tie: Gophers •Twitter: @Napela
Sunday: The U.S. wrapped up an undefeated run through group play with a 3-0 victory over Turkey, but Berg injured her ankle. She didn't believe the injury was serious.
Ali Bernard Wrestling (women's 72kg freestyle)
Tie: New Ulm • Twitter: @asbernard86
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: Swam backstroke in 4x100 medley relay prelims; didn't swim finals but earned a gold medal when the U.S. team took first place.
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
Sunday: Finished 11th with a time of 2:26:07.
Megan Kalmoe Rowing (women's quad sculls)
Tie: From St. Croix Falls, Wis., grew up in Minneapolis
Finished: Quad sculls team won a bronze medal.
Kevin Love Men's basketball
Tie: Timberwolves •Twitter: @kevinlove
Competes: Final group game Monday vs. Argentina.
Lynx players Women's basketball
Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)
More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers
Sunday: The three Lynx players combined for 30 points in a 114-66 rout of China.
Alise Post Cycling (women's BMX)
Tie: St. Cloud • Twitter: @alisepost11
Competes: Seeding runs, Wednesday; semis/finals, Friday.
Susie Scanlan Fencing
Tie: St. Paul •Twitter: None
Finished: Helped U.S. squad win a bronze medal in the team epee.
Amanda Smock Track (women's triple jump)
Tie: Melrose •Twitter: @AJTSMOCK
Finished: Failed to advance past prelims in triple jump.
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