Mormons in the 2012 Olympics

Deseret News

Published: Thursday, June 28 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT

More than half a dozen athletes representing the United States, New Zealand, Bolivia and Venezuela in several different sports have qualified to go to London to compete in the 2012 Olympics. The athletes include: racewalker John Nunn, water polo player Tumua Anae and weightlifter Sarah Robles for the United States; shot putter Valerie Adams and swimmer Hayley Palmer for New Zealand; Venezuelan fencers Maria Gabriela Martinez Gascon and Johanna Fuenmayor; and swimmer Andrew Rutherfurd for Bolivia.

As qualifying trials are ongoing, Mormon Times is looking for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are competing in the 2012 Olympics. Please email mormontimes@desnews.com with the athlete's name, sport and country being represented.

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