Shaunae Miller of The University of Georgia had the race of her life, led wire-to-wire while down the stretch Allyson Felix first put on a burst and then watched-on as Shaunae Miller UGA Georgia Bulldogs dramatically beat the all-time great 4-time Olympics Gold Medal Winner Allyson Felix who did not race in college at all.
Shaunae Miller UGA Athens Georgia resident is the flag-bearer for the Bahamas this 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio earning her 1st Olympics Medal and UGA’s 10th this Olympics for 9 different UGA student-athletes thus far.
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
also GOLD MEDAL women’s 4x100m medley relay
9.Shaunae Miller UGA & Bahamas women’s 400 meter ran 49.44 GOLD MEDAL
also will run 200 meter Mon 8-15, and 4×400 relay Fri 8-19
10.Jay Litherland UGA came in 5th in Finals 400 meter men’s individual medley for U.S.
11.Brittany Rogers UGA came in 9th in Vault women’s gymnastics for Canada
also 9th in women’s team all-around
12.Javier Acevedo UGA came in 17th in men’s 100 meter backstroke for Canada in qualifying and 16th in 4x100m medley relay.
13.Matias Koski UGA came in 21st in 200 meter men’s freestyle for Finland
also competed in 400 meter men’s freestyle for Finland
14.Yijun J. Feng UGA Ping-Pong men’s Table Tennis ranked # 271 in the world lost in singles and in men’s team lost vs Sweden. Competes as Y.J. Feng
15.Alexandra Oquendo All-SEC and All-America at UGA Plays for Puerto Rico volleyball lost to U.S., lost to Serbia, lost to China, lost to Netherlands, lost to Italy.
16.Bubba Watson men’s individual golf UGA & U.S. shot 73 day two over Par # 42 which was 10 strokes back. Round 2 shot 67 four under Par. Round 3 shot 67 again four under Par for the day and 6 under Par for the Olympics. Shot 70 for 277 for Tournament 8th place 7 under Par.
17.Keturah Orji women’s triple jump UGA and The U.S. jumped 14.71 meters Finals Sun 4th place
18.Leontia Kallenou women’s high jump Thurs Aug 18 UGA and Cyprus
19.Cejhae Greene UGA & Antigua and Barbuda – current – men’s 4×100 meter relay Thurs 8-18, made semi-finals men’s 100m at 10.13 for 7th place in semi-finals.
20.Karl Saluri UGA & Estonia – current – decathlon Wed Aug 17 at 7:30 a.m. There are 206 countries after all
21.Jenny Dahlgren UGA & Argentina women’s hammer throw listed as Jennifer Dahlgren threw 63.03 meters # 27
22.Charles Grethen UGA & Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 800 meters ran 1:48.93 Round 1 for # 38
23.Levern Spencer UGA & St. Lucia women’s high jump Thurs 8-18 is 3-time Olympian & country’s flag bearer
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 came in 17th of 31
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
Shaunae Miller makes it double-digit Medals for the University of Georgia student-athletes at Rio Summer Olympics 2016 with now 5 GOLD MEDALS 3 SILVER MEDALS and 2 BRONZE MEDALS for 10 UGA Bulldogs Olympic Medals so far. Awesome display makes UGA Bulldogs # 15 best if we were 1 of the 206 nations ahead of Brazil New Zealand and North Korea to name a few countries UGA is ahead of so far.
If The University of Georgia were a nation we’d be the # 15 best nation in the World Olympics Rio
UGA more than half the total for SEC and # 1 in The SEC Georgia Bulldogs