Minnesotans Going for Gold

The flame landed in London and Olympic action is underway. Here’s a glance at athletes with a Minnesota tie to keep an eye on.

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Seimone Augustus Lindsay Berg

Seimone Augustus, Basketball
Minneapolis, Minn.
*Learn about Seimone

Lindsey Berg, Volleyball
Univ. of MN graduate
*Learn about Lindsey

Chas Betts Rachel Bootsma

Chas Betts, Wrestling
St. Michael, Minn.
*Learn about Chas

Rachel Bootsma, Swimming
Eden Prairie, Minn.
*Learn about Rachel

Kelci Bryant Kara Goucher

Kelci Bryant, Diving
Minneapolis, Minn.
*Learn about Kelci

Kara Goucher, Track & Field
Duluth East High School
*Learn about Kara

Megan Kalmoe Kevin Love

Megan Kalmoe, Rowing
St. Croix Falls High School
*Learn about Megan

Kevin Love, Basketball
Minneapolis, Minn.
*Learn about Kevin

Maya Moore Susie Scanlan

Maya Moore, Basketball
Minneapolis, Minn.
*Learn about Maya

Susie Scanlan, Fencing
St. Paul, Minn.
*Learn about Susie


Amanda Smock Brittany Viola

Amanda Smock, Track & Field
Melrose, Minn.
*Learn about Amanda

Brittany Viola, Diving
Born in St. Paul, Minn.
*Learn about Brittany

Lindsay Whalen  

Lindsay Whalen, Basketball
Minneapolis, Minn.
*Learn about Lindsay


For great local coverage of Minnesota athletes, visit KARE11 at nbcolympics.com/KARE

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