Thursday, July 31, 2008

The Puerto Rican lineup for the 2008 Beijing Olympics




Presenting Puerto Rico's finest, twenty-three in all and the hopes of a nation ride on their shoulders... no pressure. The games begin on August 8 and we'll live-blog the events.

Athletics
Men's 110m hurdles:
Héctor Cotto
Enrique Llanos

Men's 400m:
Félix Martinez

Women's 400m:
Carol Rodríguez

Men's 400m hurdles:
Javier Culson

Men's 1,500m:
David Freeman

Boxing
Flyweight: McWilliams Arroyo
Bantamweight: McJoe Arroyo
Lightweight: Jose Pedraza
Light welterweight: Jonathan Gonzalez
Light heavyweight: Carlos Negron

Gymnastics
Men's Artistic: Luis Rivera Rivera

Judo
Men's 73kg: Alexis Chiclana Melendez
Men's 81kg: Abderramán Brenes la Roche
Men's 100kg: Pablo Figueroa Carrillo

Shooting
Men's Double Trap: Lucas Bennazar Ortiz

Swimming
Men's 100m breaststroke: Daniel Velez
Men's 100m butterfly: Lennox Silva
Women's 200m butterfly: Kristina Lennox
Women's 50m freestyle: Vanessa Garcia
Women's 400m freestyle: Kristina Lennox

Taekwondo
Men's 80kg: Angel Roman
Women's 67kg: Asuncion Ocasio

Weightlifting
Women's 58kg: Geralee Vega

Puerto Rico's National Basketball Team did not qualify for the Olympics

Source: Comite Olimpico de Puerto Rico

2 comments:

KENYA ROBLES said...

this list makes the 2008 Olympics all the more exciting. I'll be looking out for mi gente....

Anonymous said...

this list makes the 2008 Olympics all the more exciting. I'll be looking out for mi gente....