Provided by Sarah Robles
The 2012 Olympic Games will open in London in about three weeks. At least 16 athletes who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have qualified to compete.
United States: John Nunn, racewalking; Tumua Anae, water polo; Sarah Robles, weightlifting; Breeja Larson, swimming; Jake Gibb, beach volleyball; Ryan Millar, Rich Lambourne and Russell Holmes, volleyball; Arielle Martin, women's BMX; Jillian Camarena-Williams, shot put
New Zealand: Valerie Adams, shot put, and Hayley Palmer, swimming
Venezuela: Maria Gabriela Martinez Gascon and Johanna Fuenmayor, fencing
Bolivia: Andrew Rutherfurd, swimming
Cook Islands: Celeste Brown, swimming
As Olympic trials and other qualifying deadlines come in the next week and rosters are finalized, Mormon Times is looking for Mormon athletes who are competing. Please email email@example.com with their name, sport and country they are representing.
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