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Meet Your Olympians from Tampa Bay and Florida

Meet the local athletes from Florida who will be competing in the 2012 Olympic Games.

They've put in innumerable hours of sweat, blood and tears to get where they are today. They are among the best of the best and are ready to prove their mettle. 529 athletes from 45 states will represent the United States at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

They are competing in events as diverse as athletics, fencing, rowing, soccer and basketball. For everyone, from swimmer Katie Ledecky, 15, to 54-year-old equestrian jumper Karen O’Connor, these Games represent the culmination of all the hard work and dedication they've put in to win the coveted medal.

It's time to meet the Olympians from Tampa Bay and Florida!

Here are a few quick facts about your Olympians!

Chris Colwill
Sex : Male
Competing in Diving
Event / position / class : 3m
Age : 27
From : Brandon

Jared Frayer
Sex : Male
Competing in Wrestling
Event / position / class : Freestyle
Age : 33
From : Clearwater

Ryan Harrison
Sex : Male
Competing in Tennis
Event / position / class : Singles
Age : 20
From : Bradenton

John Isner
Sex : Male
Competing in Tennis
Event / position / class : Singles,Doubles,Mixed Doubles
Age : 27
From : Tampa

Lacy Janson
Sex : Female
Competing in Athletics
Event / position / class : Pole Vault
Age : 29
From : Sarasota

Emil Milev
Sex : Male
Competing in Shooting
Event / position / class : Rapid Fire Pistol
Age : 44
From : Tampa

Trevor Moore
Sex : Male
Competing in Sailing
Event / position / class : 49er
Age : 27
From : Naples

Paige Railey
Sex : Female
Competing in Sailing
Event / position / class : Laser Radial
Age : 25
From : Clearwater

Zach Railey
Sex : Male
Competing in Sailing
Event / position / class : Finn
Age : 28
From : Clearwater

 

Looking for a way to celebrate the Olympics locally? You can find local events for Olympic Fun Day on July 28 on the Let’s Move website, which has a page about how to set up your own local Olympics

Also check out our Directory and Events Calendar for listings of places where you can learn and participate in Olympic sports ranging from basketball to karate, gymnastics, swimming and more.

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