Friday, July 20, 2012

32 Bruins Head to the London 2012 Olympics


Clay Lapin: Men's Water Polo Goalie

A total of 32 UCLA Bruins will head to London, England for the 2012 Olympic Games, bringing UCLA's all-time total of Olympic appearances to 646. Of the 32, 24 are athletes (18 former, 4 current, 1 incoming, 1 former coach), and eight are coaches or delegation members. The Olympics begin July 25 with soccer games two days ahead of the Opening Ceremonies and will conclude on August 12.
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A majority of UCLA's 2012 contingent will be representing the United States (22). Eight other countries will be represented by Bruins - Australia (1), Canada (2), Great Britain (2), Ireland (1), Korea (1), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1) and Poland (1).
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2012 UCLA Olympians - by Sport


Women's Badminton (1)
Rena Wang - United States (Singles)
Men's Basketball (2)
Kevin Love - United States (Forward)
Russell Westbrook - United State (Guard)
Beach Volleyball (2)
Bob Alejo - United States (Coach - Dalhausser/Rogers)
Al Lau - United States (Team Leader)
Gymnastics (3)
Danusia Francis - Great Britain (Alternate)
Peng Peng Lee - Canada (Honorary Captain)
Anna Li - United States (Alternate)
Men's Rowing (1)
Mark Hunter - Great Britain (Lightweight Double Scull)
Women's Soccer (5)
Lauren Cheney - United States (Midfielder)
Jillian Ellis - United States (Asst. Coach)
Sydney Leroux - United States (Forward)
Chelsea Stewart - Canada (Defender)
Rosie White - New Zealand (Forward)
Men's Tennis (2)
Marcin Matkowski - Poland (Doubles)
Jean-Julien Rojer - Netherlands (Doubles)
Men's Track & Field (3)
Meb Keflezighi - United States (Marathon)
Yoo Kim - Korea (Pole Vault)
Julian Wruck - Australia (Discus)
Women's Track & Field (5)
Amy Acuff - United States (High Jump)
Brittany Borman - United States (Javelin)
Jessica Cosby - United States (Hammer)
Dawn Harper - United States (100m Hurdles)
Tori Pena - Ireland (Pole Vault)
Men's Volleyball (2)
Michael Sealy - United States (Scout Coach)
John Speraw - United States (Asst. Coach)
Women's Volleyball (1)
Karch Kiraly - United States (Asst. Coach)
Men's Water Polo (2)
Chay Lapin - United States (Goalkeeper)
Adam Wright - United States (Attacker)
Women's Water Polo (3)
Adam Krikorian - United States (Head Coach)
Courtney Mathewson - United States (Attacker)
Kelly Rulon - United States (Attacker)

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OVERALL

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