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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


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