ATHLETES AT RIO OLYMPICS 2016 COMPETING IN THE OLYMPICS WHO ARE OR WERE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA STUDENTS AND WHO REPRESENT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA AT THE OLYMPICS IN RIO 2016 AND WHO THEREFORE REPRESENT THE SEC AND THEY REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRY AS WELL INDICATED BELOW AS TO WHICH COUNTRY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA UNLESS OTHERWISE SO NOTED HERE BY ME OFFICIALLY ON MY OWN BEHALF SINCE NO ONE ELSE AT UGA OR THE SEC OR ANY OF OUR OTHER BLOGS FOR WE BULLDOGS CAN BE BOTHERED TO GET IT CORRECTLY LISTED FOR YOU DESPITE MY NUMEROUS EFFORTS TO REACH OUT TO THEM WITH THIS RESEARCHED AND PROVEN WITH URL LINKS ATTACHED INFORMATION:
1.Gunnar Bentz UGA U.S. GOLD MEDAL men’s 4x200m freestyle relay
2.Chase Kalisz UGA U.S. SILVER MEDAL men’s 400m individual medley
3.Allison Schmitt UGA U.S. SILVER MEDAL women’s 4x100m freestyle relay
also U.S. GOLD MEDAL women’s 4×200 freestyle relay
4.Chantal van Landeghem UGA WON BRONZE MEDAL in women’s 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay for Canada
also women’s 100m freestyle individual 5th place semi-finals
5.Amanda Jo Weir Davis Amanda Weir UGA U.S. SILVER MEDAL women’s 4x100m freestyle relay
6.Brittany MacLean UGA came in 5th in Semi-Finals 400 meter women’s freestyle for Canada
also BRONZE MEDAL women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for Canada
7.Melanie Margalis UGA & U.S. 4th in the Finals women’s 200m individual medley
also GOLD MEDAL women’s 4x200m freestyle medley relay
8.Olivia Smoliga UGA came in 6th in Finals in 100 meter women’s backstroke for U.S at 58.95
9.Jay Litherland UGA came in 5th in Finals 400 meter men’s individual medley for U.S.
10.Brittany Rogers UGA came in 9th in Vault women’s gymnastics for Canada
also 9th in women’s team all-around
11.Javier Acevedo UGA came in 17th in men’s 100 meter backstroke for Canada in qualifying and made semi-finals
12.Matias Koski UGA came in 21st in 200 meter men’s freestyle for Finland
also competed in 400 meter men’s freestyle for Finland
13.Yijun J. Feng UGA Ping-Pong men’s Table Tennis ranked # 271 in the world lost in singles and in men’s team plays Fri August 12 at 6:30 p.m. for U.S. vs Sweden
14.Alexandra Oquendo All-SEC and All-America at UGA volleyball lost to U.S. for Puerto Rico 0-3, lost to Serbia 0-3, lost to China 0-3. Next plays Fri August 12 at 4:05 p.m. against Netherlands. Then plays Italy Sunday Aug 14 at 2pm
15.Bubba Watson men’s individual golf UGA & U.S. shot 73 day 1 one over Par # 42
16.Keturah Orji women’s triple jump Sat Aug 13 UGA and The U.S.
17.Leontia Kallenou women’s high jump Thurs Aug 18 UGA and Cyprus
18.Cejhae Greene UGA & Antigua and Barbuda – current – men’s 4×100 meter relay Thurs 8-18, men’s 100 meter Sat 8-13
19.Karl Saluri UGA & Estonia – current – decathlon. There are 206 countries after all
20.Jenny Dahlgren UGA & Argentina hammer throw Sat Aug 12 at 7:40 p.m. listed as Jennifer Dahlgren
21.Charles Grethen UGA & Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 800 meters Sat Aug 12 at 9:10 a.m.
22.Levern Spencer UGA & St. Lucia women’s high jump Thurs 8-18 is 3-time Olympian & country’s flag bearer
23.Shaunae Miller UGA & Bahamas women’s Track 400 meter Sat 8-12, 200 meter Mon 8-15, and 4×400 relay Fri 8-19
24.Hali Flickinger UGA & U.S. 7th in Finals women’s 200m butterfly
25.Maicel Uibo UGA & Estonia Wed Aug 17 men’s decathlon
26.Kendell Williams UGA & U.S. – current – women’s heptathlon Sat Aug 12 with 100 meter hurdles 8:35 a.m., high jump at 9:50 a.m., shot put at 7:35 p.m. and 200 meter at 9:05 p.m.
27.Kibwe Johnson UGA & U.S. track and field men’s hammer throw Wed August 17
28.Lindsay Grogan Paralympics 100% UGA loving life Macon 2 degrees from UGA Para Swimming 400-meter freestyle
29.Jarryd Wallace former UGA 100 meter sprints his second Paralympics 2016 also in Rio Athens Georgia Oconee High where he lettered in track and field and Tennis. In 2007 he signed a Scholarship with The University of Georgia in Track. Current world record holder. Had surgeries February 2010
COACHES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA WHO EITHER ARE COMPETING RIO OLYMPICS OR COACHING :
Coaches do NOT receive a medal if the participants they coach win a medal.
30.Dan Laak – current – Georgia head diving coach, Brazil Olympics assistant coach after 2 previous Olympics U.S. Olympics’ assistant coach
31.César Castro – current – Georgia assistant diving coach Brazil 4-straight Olympics assistant coach
32.Jack Bauerle – current – UGA Swimming Coach, U.S. Olympics Assistant Coach for 3rd time
33.Petros Kyprianou – current – Georgia Track & Field Coach Estonia Olympics Track & Field Coach
These 3 have helped coach our World Renowned Equestrian Team here at Georgia. Here is the URL Link to PROVE this :
34.Kent Farrington a man who has helped coach UGA Equestrian Team competes individual jumping and team jumping Sunday August 14 2016.
35.McLain Ward a man who has helped coach UGA Equestrian Team competes individual jumping and team jumping Sunday August 14 2016.
36.Beezie Madden a woman who has helped coach UGA Equestrian Team competes individual jumping and team jumping Sunday August 14 2016.
AT RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA 15 OFFICIALLY ON OLYMPICS’ STAFF:
37. Becca Leopkey, an assistant professor of sport management in the College of Education, is serving on the International Olympic Committee’s Sustainability and Legacy Commission
38. Mike Mobley, an associate director of sports communications, will work with Olympic Broadcast Services at the team handball venue
39. Nicole Chrzanowski, student in Grady College’s sports media certificate program, is selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to report on the games for USOC’s various information channels, including its TeamUSA.org website.
40. Jaylon Thompson, student in Grady College’s sports media certificate program, is selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to report on the games for USOC’s various information channels, including its TeamUSA.org website.
Other Grady College students will join
41-Vicki Michaelis, the John Huland Carmical Professor of Sports Journalism & Society, and
42-Mark Johnson, a senior lecturer in journalism, to cover the Paralympics. Grady Sports students 4
46-Kendra Hansey and
47-Kennington Smith along with photojournalism students
50-Joshua Jones and
51-Casey Sykes will travel to Rio for the Paralympics, which will be held Sept. 7-18
This blog has done a LOT of research on Rio Olympics 2016 and University of Georgia involvement. There is NO OTHER internet site who has DONE AS WELL and that includes http://www.georgiadogs.com AND http://www.secsports.com . Once again THEIR LISTS are incomplete and ONCE AGAIN mine MORE COMPLETE. Thought that I would point that out. Again. We’re REALLY KICKING ASS at Rio. Do you know how many folks who were students here, who HAVE A MEDAL ?
51 UGA at Rio Olympics 2016. 29 UGA participants have won 8 medals so far who were or are students at UGA. Another 7 are or were UGA coaches who therefore represent UGA & The SEC of which 4 are Rio coaches and 3 are participants. And there are 15 who are Official UGA Staff REPRESENTING The University of Georgia and are at Rio Olympics 2016 officially doing so and their staff titles and roles Officially according to UGA .
51 at Rio Olympics 29 who were or are students at UGA and who therefore represent UGA and The SEC and the 29 participants HAVE WON 8 MEDALS so far for 7 Georgia Bulldogs and SEC student-athletes. Of the 51 another 7 are or were coaches at UGA and of those 4 are coaching in Rio Olympics and 3 are participating as ATHLETES. Of the 51 another 15 are the Official UGA Staff REPRESENTING The University of Georgia and are at Rio Olympics 2016 officially doing so and their staff titles and roles Officially according to UGA .
7 current or previous students at The University of Georgia have WON 8 MEDALS already.
Who have won medals at Olympics Rio 2016 Summer Olympics who are UGA University of Georgia and SEC student-athletes current or former UGA Georgia Bulldogs?
Georgia is in 1st place in the Olympics in The SEC.
Florida 5 and Georgia 8 medals won so far.