Current and Previous Austin Locals Head to The Olympics

By Sarah – July 20, 2012

The Olympics are mere week away and Austin is sure to be well-represented in London this year. Austin Fit will be providing updates on our local athletes as they compete in this year’s Olympic games, so be sure to check back often to how your favorite Austinites are performing! The following UT athletes and Alumni will be representing team USA and vying for the gold in various sports, check it out:

Ricky Berens: Men’s Swimming – 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle Relay, 800m Freestyle Relay
Michelle Carter Women’s Track and Field – Shot Put
Troy Dumais Men’s Diving – 3m, 3m Synchronized
Kevin Durant Men’s Basketball – Team Basketball
Jimmy Feigen Men’s Swimming – 400m Freestyle Relay
Marquise Goodwin Men’s Track and Field – Long Jump
Brendan Hansen Men’s Swimming – 100m Breaststroke
Trey Hardee Men’s Track and Field – Decathlon
Kathleen Hersey Women’s Swimming – 200m Butterfly
Destinee Hooker Women’s Volleyball – Indoor Volleyball
Bianca Knight Women’s Track and Field – Relay Pool
Leo Manzano Men’s Track and Field – 1500m
Sanya Richards-Ross Women’s Track and Field – 200m, 400m, 4x400m Relay Pool

Other Notables:
LaGwyn Durden Athletic Trainer – USOC Medical Staff
Eddie Reese Men’s Swimming – Assistant Coach
Matt Scoggin Men’s Diving – Additional and Personal Coach

Do you know anyone from ATX competing in this year’s Olympics? Let us know and we’ll be sure to include them in our coverage, keep Austin fit!


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