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UA Olympic calendar

Aug. 6:

Women’s Track & Field

Jill Camarena-Williams (USA)/Julie Labonté (Canada) Shot Put Preliminaries

Camarena-Williams (USA)/Labonté (Canada) Shot Put Olympic Final*
Georganne Moline (USA) 400-Meter Hurdles Semifinals*

Men’s Basketball

Andre Iguodala (USA) United States vs. Argentina

Aug. 8:

Men’s Basketball

Iguodala (USA) Quarterfinals

Men’s Track & Field

Bernard Lagat (USA) 5,000-Meter Run First Round

Aug. 9:

Women’s Track & Field

Brigetta Barrett (USA) High Jump Preliminaries

Aug. 10:

Men’s Basketball

Iguodala (USA) Semifinals*

Aug. 11:

Women’s Track & Field

Barrett (USA) High Jump Olympic Final*

Men’s Track & Field

Lagat (USA) 5,000-Meter Run Olympic Final*

Aug. 12:

Men’s Basketball

Iguodala (USA) Olympic Final*

Men’s Track & Field

Abdi Abdirahman (USA) Marathon Olympic Final

Men’s Mountain Bike-Cross Country

Todd Wells (USA) Olympic Final

— Editor’s Note: Events with asterisks require athletes to qualify for the Olympic Final in the preliminary and semifinal rounds.



Nick Thoman, who won a silver medal in the 100-meter backstroke last week helped Michael Phelps win the gold in his final race, the 4×100-meter medley relay. Thoman swam in the preliminary rounds and finished with a split of 53.31 seconds, which aided the U.S.’s victory in the second heat.

South Africa’s Roland Schoeman advanced to the final round of the 50-meter freestyle, but finished sixth with a time of 21.80 seconds, just .46 seconds behind the leader. Schoeman has competed in this event in the last three Olympics.

Luis Rivera-Morales, competing for Mexico, jumped a distance of 24-feet-4.25-inches in the preliminary competition, but did not advance to the finals.

Track & Field

Current Wildcat junior Georganne Moline competed in the women’s 400-meter hurdles on Sunday and placed a personal best time of 54.31 seconds, advancing to the semifinal round of the event, held today. This is the fifth time Moline has broken her personal and school record this year, three of them coming in her last three races.


Team USA, which includes former Wildcat forward Andre Iguodala, has already qualified for the quarterfinals, despite still having one more game in pool play against Argentina tonight. In three games, Iguodala has averaged 5.3 points per game with four steals and eight assists in an average of 17.3 minutes of game play.

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