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A Rundown of the Stanford student-athletes competing in the Olympics

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There are quite a few

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The Stanford Cardinal will send seven current student-athletes to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio. So let us get to know who will represent the Cardinal this summer.

Albane Valenzuela

The Stanford freshman will be representing Switzerland in Rio, in women’s golf. At the age of 18 she clinched the spot at the U.S Women’s Open Championship at CordeValle Gulf Club in Santa Martin California.

Ben Hallock And Bret Bonanni

Another Cardinal freshman going to the Olympics, Ben Hallock, will be joining senior Bret Bonanni on the 13-man Water Polo team in Rio. When John Vargas talked about last year’s recruiting class, he said it is "One of the best we’ve ever had", equally impressive is the fact Hallock was able to stand out among this group. Bonanni is also a very accomplished as he is a two time first team All-American.

Simone Manuel, Lia Neal And Brickelle Bro

Manuel and Neal were both named to the women’s Olympic swim team while Bro is set to join the women’s Paralympic swim team. Sophomore Manuel and junior Neal place first and second respectively in the Stanford record books for their free swim times in the 50 yard and 100 yard swims. Freshman swimmer Bro set the record for the 1,650 yard Paralympic American freestyle swim.

Kiley Neushul And Maggie Steffens

Stanford will be represented on the women’s Water Polo team by two seniors. Neushul and Steffens have both been first team All-Americans while playing for the Cardinal and will now go on to showcase their skills in Rio.

Here is a list of the current and former Cardinal athletes on the U.S. Olympic team.

Student-Athlete                             Sport                                          Country

Sebnem Kimyacioglu                     Women's Basketball                       Turkey

Kerri Walsh-Jennings                    Beach Volleyball                              United States

Kristian Ipsen                               Men's Diving                                  United States

Kassidy Cook                               Women's Diving                             United States

Lucy Davis                                   Equestrian                                    United States

Alex Massialas                            Men's Fencing                               United States

Vivian Kong                                  Women's Fencing                          Hong Kong

Albane Valenzuela                         Women's Golf                                Switzerland

Akash Modi                                  Gymnastics (alternate)                   United States

Austin Hack                                 Men's Rowing                                United States

Elle Logan                                    Women's Rowing                           United States

Grace Luczak                               Women's Rowing                            United States