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 firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, sport and country they are representing.
- 24 inspiring quotes from President Boyd K....
- Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer...
- President Boyd K. Packer, champion of...
- Elder Ballard, other LDS Church leaders...
- President Packer's enduring legacy includes...
- First Presidency sends letter with counsel...
- Healing underway in Greek Orthodox community
- Desire to serve: Even a gunshot couldn't keep...
- LDS Church donates to Utah Pride... 66
- Episcopal Church becomes third... 54
- President Boyd K. Packer, champion of... 39
- Defending the Faith: Treasures in... 23
- Elder Ballard, other LDS Church leaders... 23
- Ten Commandments decision prompts... 17
- Utah senators seeking support for... 16
- Not everyone has given up on God 8