Native Americans in the 2012 London Olympics

By Paul G on July 27, 2012
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The 2012 London Olympics includes 3 Native Americans.

Mary Killman

Mary Killman is a Citizen Potawatomi Nation.  She will compete in the Synchronized Duet Technical Swimming Event for Team USA.

Update – Mary Killman finished 11th in the Women’s Duet.

Mary Spencer

Mary Spencer is First Nation Ojibway from Ontario.  She will compete in the debut of Women’s Boxing for Team Canada.

Update: Mary Spencer was eliminated in the Quarterfinals to China.

Tumua Anae

Tumua Anae is  Native Hawaiian.  She is competing as the Goalkeeper on the US Water Polo Team.

Update: USA Women’s Water Polo won Gold Medal.

Let’s cheer on and support our Native athletes!

TOPICS: Blog, Featured, Native American Culture, Native American History, News

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