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Local connections in London Games
Basketball Local connection Result Aron Baynes WSU (competing for Australia) Helped Australia reach quarterfinals Ronny Turiaf Gonzaga (competing for France) Helped France reach quarterfinals Cycling Local connection Result Tyler Farrar Wenatchee High School Finished 33rd in men's road race Tejay van Garderen Born in Tacoma Finished 104th in men's road race Fencing Local connection Result Seth Kelsey Lived in Brush Prairie Lost in semifinals in men's individual epee Judo Local connection Result Travis Stevens Tacoma native, Auburn Riverside High Lost bronze-medal match at 81 kg Rowing Local connection Result Brodie Buckland Capital High (competing for Australia) Finished fifth in men's pairs David Calder UW (competing for Canada) Finished sixth in men's pairs Will Crothers UW (competing for Canada) Helped Canada win silver in men's eight Scott Gault University of Washington Helped U.S. win bronze in men's final four Rob Gibson UW (competing for Canada) Helped Canada win silver in men's eight Anthony Jacob UW (competing for Canada) Placed ninth in men's final four Giuseppe Lanzone UW Helped U.S. finish fourth in men's eight Conlin McCabe UW (competing for Canada) Helped Canada win silver in men's eight Brett Newlin UW Helped U.S. finish fourth in men's eight Shooting Local connection Result Eric Uptagrafft Born in Spokane Finished 16th in 50-meter rifle Swimming Local connection Result Nathan Adrian Bremerton High School Gold, 100 fr., 400 med. rel; silver, 400 fr. rel. Track and field Local connection Result Brad Walker UW, lives in Mountlake Terrace Qualified fourth in pole vault Mart Israel UW (competing for Estonia) Finished 25th in discus Jaime Nieto Born in Seattle Finished sixth in high jump Jarred Rome Marysville-Pilchuck High School Finished 31st in discus Bernard Lagat WSU Finished fourth in 5,000
Basketball Local connection Result Sue Bird Storm Helped U.S. win gold medal Kim Butler Tacoma (competing for Great Britain) Played five games in preliminary round Lauren Jackson Storm (competing for Australia) Helped Australia win bronze medal Julie Page EWU (competing for Great Britain) Played five games in preliminary round Boxing Local connection Result Queen Underwood Garfield High School, lives in Tacoma Lost opening bout to Britain's Natasha Jonas Cycling Local connection Result Jennie Reed Issaquah High School, UW Won silver in team pursuit Arielle Martin Lives in Spanaway Injured, withdrawn from U.S. team Equestrian Local connection Result Adrienne Lyle Bellevue High, WSU Finished 35th in individual dressage Judo Local connection Result Marti Malloy Oak Harbor High School Won bronze in 57 kg class Rowing Local connection Result Megan Kalmoe UW Helped U.S. win bronze in quadruple sculls Adrienne Martelli Curtis High School (University Place), UW Helped U.S. win bronze in quadruple sculls Mary Whipple UW Coxswain for gold-medal winning U.S. team Shooting Local connection Result Amanda Furrer Mead High School (Spokane) Finished 15th in 50m rifle 3 positions Soccer Local connection Result Amy LePeilbet Born in Spokane Helped U.S. win gold medal Sydney Leroux Sounders Women Helped U.S. win gold medal Alex Morgan Sounders Women Helped U.S. win gold medal Megan Rapinoe Sounders Women Helped U.S. win gold medal Hope Solo Richland High School, UW, Sounders Women Helped U.S. win gold medal Swimming Local connection Result Ariana Kukors Auburn Mountainview High School, UW Finished 5th in 200 individual medley Track and field Local connection Result Ebba Jungmark WSU (competing for Sweden) Tied for 20th in high jump Ingvill M. Bovim UW (competing for Norway) Injured, did not run 1,500 Haley Nemra Marysville-Pil. High (Marshall Islands) Finished 34th in 800 Kara Patterson Skyview High School (Vancouver, Wash.) Finished 31st in javelin Aretha Thurmond Renton High School, UW Finished 13th in Group A in discus Volleyball Local connection Result Tamari Miyashiro UW Helped U.S. earn silver medal Janine Sandell UW (competing for Great Britain) Played in five preliminary matches Courtney Thompson Kentlake High School (Kent), UW Helped U.S. earn silver medal
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