Tracking Minnesota's Olympians
- August 10, 2012 - 6:45 AM
The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Thursday)
Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)
Tie: Gophers •Twitter: @Napela
Thursday: Returned after missing quarterfinal with injury and helped U.S. to 3-0 win over South Korea.
Ali Bernard Wrestling (women's 72kg freestyle)
Tie: New Ulm • Twitter: @asbernard86
Thursday: Lost in first bout and was eliminated.
Chas Betts Wrestling (84kg Greco-Roman)
Tie: St. Michael •Twitter: @chasbetts
Finished: Lost in 84kg competition and was eliminated.
Rachel Bootsma Swimming (women's 100-meter backstroke)
Tie: Eden Prairie •Twitter: @r_bootsma15
Finished: Swam semifinals of 100 backstroke but didn't advance to finals. Swam 4x100 medley relay prelims and received 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 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: Friday vs. Argentina in semifinals.
Lynx players Women's basketball
Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)
More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers
Thursday: Helped USA to an 86-73 comeback victory over Australia in semifinals.
Alise Post Cycling (women's BMX)
Tie: St. Cloud • Twitter: @alisepost11
Friday: Semifinals and finals of her event are today. She finished eighth in Wednesday's seeding run.
Susie Scanlan Fencing
Tie: St. Paul •Twitter: None
Finished: Lost in women's individual epee; helped U.S. 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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