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Full List of Arkansas Razorbacks Competing In Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The Hogs will be well-represented in Brazil.

Track and Field: IAAF World Championships in Athletics-Evening Session Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The opening ceremonies of the highly maligned/highly anticipated Rio Olympic Games are on Friday, and the University of Arkansas is sending a school record (we think) 18 current and former athletes to Brazil to compete. Seven of those athletes will be members of Team USA. One of those seven, pole vaulter Lexi Weeks is a native Arkansan from Cabot (Jarrion Lawson is from the wrong side of Texarkana, so, it’s close.)

Most of them are, of course, track and field athletes, meaning they won’t be competing until the second week of the Games.

Here’s the full list of Razorback athletes in the Olympics:

Team USA

  • Stacy Lewis - Golf
  • Jarrion Lawson - Long Jump
  • Sandi Morris - Pole Vault
  • Lexi Weeks - Pole Vault
  • Taylor Ellis-Watson - 4 x 400 relay
  • Tyson Gay - 4 x 100 relay
  • Chrishuna Williams - 800 meters

Team Jamaica

  • Kemoy Campbell – 5,000 meters
  • Veronica Campbell-Brown – 200, 4 x 100 relay
  • Omar McLeod – 110 hurdles
  • Clive Pullen – Triple Jump

Team Mexico

  • Gaby Lopez - Golf

Team Nigeria

  • Regina George - 4 x 400 relay

Team South Africa

  • Dominique Scott - 10,000 meters
  • Christine Kalmer - Marathon

Team Slovenia

  • Tina Sutej - Pole Vault

Team Sweden

  • David Lingmerth - Golf

Team Trinidad & Tobago

  • Sparkle McKnight – 400 hurdles