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Olympics Central 2012

Mahesh Bhupati

Event Schedule - Tennis
MONDAY
July
30

vs. Bury/Minyi (BEL)

W, 7-6(4), 6-7(4), 8-6

TUESDAY
July
31

vs Gasquet/Benneteau (FRA)

L, 6-3, 6-4

Jennifer Gillom

Event Schedule - Women's Basketball
SATURDAY
July
28

USA
vs.
Croatia


USA W, 81-56

MONDAY
July
30

USA
vs.
Angola


USA W, 90-38

WEDNESDAY
August
1

USA
vs.
Turkey


USA W, 89-58

FRIDAY
August
3

USA
vs.
Czech Republic

USA, W 88-61

SUNDAY
August
5

USA
vs.
China


USA, W 114-66

TUESDAY
August
7

Quarterfinal
USA
vs.
Canada

USA, W 91-48

THURSDAY
August
9

Semifinal
USA
vs.
Australia

USA, W 86-73

SATURDAY
August
11

Gold Medal Game
USA
vs.
France

USA, W 86-50

Brittney Reese Brittney Reese

Event Schedule - Women's Long Jump
TUESDAY
August
7

Qualification

Results

WEDNESDAY
August
8

Final

Gold Medal Winner

Isiah Young

Event Schedule - Men's 200m
TUESDAY
August
7

Round 1

Results

WEDNESDAY
August
8

Semifinals

Results

Olympic History

With current track and field member Isiah Young and former Rebel athletes Mahesh Bhupathi, Jennifer Gillom and Brittney Reese competing in the 2012 Olympics, they will make it 11 Rebels to participate in the Olympics across all sports, and this will mark the seventh games to feature at least one Ole Miss athlete. Here is a breakdown of the all-time list.

Women's Basketball
Jennifer Gillom (USA) gold medalist player 1988; assistant coach 2012
Peggie Gillom (USA) gold medalist assistant coach 2000
Van Chancellor (USA) gold medalist head coach 2004
Track & Field
Allan Ince (Barbados)   men's 400 meter hurdles 1988
Gary Kinder (USA)   men's decathlon 1988
Tony Dees (USA) silver medalist men's 100 meter hurdles 1992
Alvin Haynes (Barbados)   men's triple jump 1992
Savante' Stringfellow (USA)   men's long jump 2000
Brittney Reese (USA) gold medalist women's long jump 2008, 2012
Isiah Young (USA)   men's 200 meters 2012
Men's Tennis
Mahesh Bhupathi (India)   men's doubles 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012

In The News

>>Brittney Reese wins long jump espn.com - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Dominant Reese leaving her mark with gold-medal win in long jump si.com - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Brittney Reese is Mississippi's 'golden girl' ClarionLedger.com - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Reese inspires young athletes with gold medal win WLOX.com - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Reese has mum to thank for gold Reuters - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Ole Miss Reese wins again iaaf.org - Aug, 9, 2012
>>Former Ole Miss Rebel Brittney Reese brings gold back to Mississippi commercialappeal.com - Aug, 8, 2012
>>Kansas sprinter's late start gives way to a fast finish kansascity.com - Aug, 8, 2012
>>Gold Medal Rebel: Reese Wins Long Jump In London olemisssports.com - Aug. 8,2012
>>Reese Makes Long Jump Final In London olemisssports.com - Aug. 7,2012
>>Ole Miss' Isiah Young finishes 3rd in his first-round heat of the 200 meters Clarionledger.com - Aug. 7,2012
>>Young Advances To 200m Semifinals In London olemisssports.com - Aug. 7,2012
>>Current, Former Rebel Take Olympic Stage Tuesday olemisssports.com - Aug. 6, 2012
>>USA Women Set To Face Angola USAbasketball.com - July 29,2012
>> Bhupathi-Bopanna duo's chances decent: Federer Hindustan Times - July 27, 2012
>>Bopanna, Bhupathi will be a tough challenge Dawn.com - July 27,2012
>>Michelle Obama greets US athletes in London CharlotteObserver.com - July 27, 2012
>>Team Arizona pushing for the gold AZCentral.com - July 26, 2012
>>Brittney Reese Favorite to Win Gold Jackson Free Press - July 26, 2012
>>Women's Olympic field Preview SI.com - July 24, 2012
>>Isiah Young's surprising trek from Junction City to the Olympics Kansas.com - July 21, 2012
>>Long jumper Brittney Reese takes flight in pursuit of Olympic medal The Washington Times - July 11, 2012
>>Another gear: Ole Miss sprinter Young makes Olympic team DJournal.com - July 8, 2012
>>Rebels' Young gearing up for Olympics WTVA.com - July 6, 2012
>>U.S. women break out in long jump, 1,500 ESPN.com - July 2, 2012
>>Isiah Young Headed to Olympics 1420 KJCK - July 2, 2012

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