22 L&S Students among 50 total Golden Bears competing in Rio Olympics

August 5, 2016

Fifty Golden Bears will compete in the 2016 Olympics this month, and nearly half are students who graduated from the College of Letters & Science or are currently declared in an L&S major. Tune into the Olympics broadcast to see these astounding Bears try to bring home gold. For a list of all fifty Golden Bears competing in Rio, see CalBears.

The Athletes, Their Majors, and Their Olympic Sport:

Danny Barrett

American Studies, competing for the United States in Men's Rugby.

Jahvid Best

Legal Studies, competing for Saint Lucia in Men's Track & Field.

Camille Cheng

Psychology, competing for Hong Kong in Women's Swimming.

Will Dean

English, competing for Canada in Men's Rowing.

Anthony Ervin

English, competing for the United States in Men's Swimming.

Missy Franklin

Psychology, competing for the United States in Women's Swimming.

Nareg Guregian

Media Studies, competing for the United States in Men's Rowing.

Long Gutierrez

Cognitive Science, competing for Mexico in Men's Swimming

Yvette Kong

Cognitive Science, competing for Hong Kong in Women's Swimming.

Carli Lloyd

Social Welfare, competing for the United States in Women's Volleyball.

Marko Marjanovic

Political Economy and Slavic Languages & Literature, competing for Serbia in Men's Rowing.

Inika McPherson

African American Studies, competing for the United States in Women's Track & Field.

Alex Morgan

Political Economy, competing for the United States in Women's Soccer.

Farida Osman

Media Studies, competing for Egypt in Women's Swimming.

Jacob Pebley

Psychology, competing for the United States in Men's Swimming.

Josh Prenot

Physics, competing for the United States in Men's Swimming.

Milan Ristic

Social Welfare, competing for Serbia in Men's Track & Field.

Tom Shields

Religious Studies, competing for the United States in Men's Swimming.

Noemie Thomas

Psychology, competing for Canada in Women's Swimming.

Dana Vollmer

Anthropology, competing for the United States in Women's Swimming.

Lily Zhang

Psychology, competing for the United States in Women's Table Tennis.