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UBC leads the way in Canadian Track and Field Olympians by university

Published by
Ben Thistlewood   on Jul 9 2012, 09:52 PM

Though the Olympics are still weeks away, a gold medal should be awarded to UBC for delivering the highest number of athletes to the Canadian Olympic track and field team.

 

Some interesting numbers when looking at the team heading to London:

  • Number of Canadian universities that provided athletes for Canadian Olympic team: 11
  • The highest number from one university: 4 (UBC)
  • Universities that developed two athletes on the team: 5 (Guelph, Ottawa, Lethbridge, Wisconsin, Michigan)
  • Athletes from Canadian Universities: 17
  • Athletes from US Universities: 22

 

2012 Canadian Olympic Track & Field team -  athletes by university graduation. 

 

4 athletes – UNIVERSITY of BRITISH COLUMBIA
(Mike Mason, Liz Gleadle, Inaki Gomez, Curtis Moss)

 

 

2 athletes – UNIVERSITY of GUELPH (Reid Coolsaet, Alex Genest)

2 athletes – UNIVERSITY of OTTAWA (Segun Makinde, Oluseyi Smith)

2 athletes – UNIVERSITY of LETHBRIDGE (Heather Steacy, Jim Steacy)

2 athletes – UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN (Mohammed Ahmed, Hilary Stellingwerf)

2 athletes – UNIVERSITY of MICHIGAN (Nathan Brannen, Nicole Sifuentes)

 

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of WINDSOR (Melissa Bishop)

1 athlete – DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY (Geoff Harris)

1 athlete – LAVAL UNIVERSITY (Melanie Blouin)

1 athlete – SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY (Jessica Smith)

1 athlete – ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY ( Eric Gillis)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of TORONTO (Sarah Wells)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of WESTERN ONTARIO (Jessica Zelinka)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of ARIZONA (Julie Labonte)

1 athlete – BARTON CC (Akeem Haynes)

1 athlete – FANSHAW (Damian Warner)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA (Sultana Frizell)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of ILLINOIS (Nikkita Holder)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of INDIANA (Derek Drouin)

1 athlete – IOWA STATE (Ian Warner)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of KENTUCKY (Jenna Martin)

1 athlete – MOUNT UNION (Justin Rodhe)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY of OREGON (Brianne Theisen)

1 athlete – PROVIDENCE UNIVERSITY (Dylan Wykes)

1 athlete – STANFORD UNIVERSITY (Rachel Seaman)

1 athlete – SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (Cameron Levins)

1 athlete – TEXAS ARLINGTON (Jared Connaughton)

1 athlete – TEXAS CHRISTIAN (Justyn Warner)

1 athlete - UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (Phylicia George)

1 athlete – WESTERN KENTUCKY (Gavin Smile)

1 athlete – UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA (Kerri Ann Mitchell)

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