Rebels in the Olympics

Olympic History

With former Rebel athletes Mahesh Bhupathi, Jennifer Gillom, Brittney Reese and Isiah Young competing in the 2012 Olympics, 11 Rebels have participated in the Olympics across all sports. The 2012 Olympics marked 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