Tracking Minnesota's Olympians
- August 7, 2012 - 6:42 AM
The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Monday)
Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)
Tie: Gophers •Twitter: @Napela
Competes: The U.S. faces the Dominican Republic in the quarterfinals Tuesday.
Ali Bernard Wrestling (women's 72kg freestyle)
Tie: New Ulm • Twitter: @asbernard86
Chas Betts Wrestling (84kg Greco-Roman)
Tie: St. Michael •Twitter: @chasbetts
Monday: Lost his second bout in 84kg competition and was eliminated.
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
Finished: Was 11th in the race Sunday 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
Monday: Team USA broke open a close game at the half and defeated Argentina 126-97.
Lynx players Women's basketball
Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)
More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers
Competes: The U.S. faces Canada at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
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. win a bronze in the team epee.
Amanda Smock Track (women's triple jump)
Tie: Melrose •Twitter: @AJTSMOCK
Finished: Failed to advance past prelims in triple jump.
© 2015 Star Tribune