facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

New Olympians



Published: Sat, July 19, 2008 @ 12:00 a.m.


Some of the foreign-born athletes who will be competing for the United States at the Olympics in Beijing next month, listed by sport with country of birth in parentheses:

Archery: Khatuna Lorig (Georgia)

Badminton: Khan Malaythong (Laos); Eva Lee (Hong Kong); Howard Bach (Vietnam)

Beach Volleyball: Phil Dalhausser (Switzerland)

Equestrian: Phillip Dutton (Australia); Steffen Peters (Germany)

Field Hockey: Kayla Bashore (South Korea); Caroline Nichols (Bermuda)

Gymnastics: Nastia Liukin (Russia)

Judo: Sayaka Matsumoto (Japan)

Kayak: Heather Corrie (Britain)

Rowing: Giuseppe Lanzone (Peru); Susan Francia (Hungary); Jennifer Goldsack (Britain)

Sailing: Anna Tunnicliffe (Britain)

Soccer: Freddy Adu (Ghana); Benny Feilhaber (Brazil); Stuart Holden (Britain)

Table Tennis: Gao Jun (China); David Zhuang (China); Chen Wang (China); Crystal Huang (China)

Tennis: Liezel Huber (South Africa)

Track and Field: Magdalena Lewy Boulet, marathon (Poland); Sanya Richards, 400 (Jamaica); Bernard Lagat, 1,500, 5,000 (Kenya); Lopez Lomong, 1,500 (Sudan); Leo Manzano, 1,500 (Mexico); Abdi Abdirahman, 10,000 (Somalia); Kerron Clement, 400 hurdles (Trinidad)

Triathlon: Matt Reed (New Zealand)

Water Polo: Tony Azevedo (Brazil)

Associated Press


Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.

News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Services
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2016 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes