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Wake Forest Olympians
Demon Deacons Who Have Participated in the Olympic Games
Participant
Event
Year
Country
Medal/Place
Note
Walt Chyzowych
Soccer
1980
USA
Head Coach; USA boycotted 1980 Olympics.
Jack Stallings
Baseball
1984
USA
2nd
Hitting coach; no medals award for demonstration sport.
Bill Masse
Baseball
1988
USA
Gold
Demonstration sport; medals awarded but not counted as official.
Frank Humber
Baseball
1988
Canada
1st Round
Warren Sawkiw
Baseball
1988
Canada
1st Round
Steve Brown
Track & Field (110m Hurdles)
1996
USA
Alternate for U.S. track team.
Andy Bloom
Track & Field (Shot Put)
2000
USA
4th
Steve Brown
Track & Field (110m Hurdles)
2000
Trinidad & Tobago
2nd Round
U.S. citizen whose father was native of Trinidad & Tobago.
Chris Huffins
Track & Field (Decathlon)
2000
USA
Bronze
Did not run at Wake Forest; Served as assistant coach.
Hunter Kemper
Triathlon
2000
USA
17th
Darius Songaila
Basketball
2000
Lithuania
Bronze
Competed while undergraduate at WFU.
Tim Duncan
Basketball
2004
USA
Bronze
Hunter Kemper
Triathlon
2004
USA
9th
Darius Songaila
Basketball
2004
Lithuania
4th
Michael Bingham
Track & Field (4x400m Relay)
2008
Great Britain
4th
U.S. citizen born to British parents; competed while undergraduate at WFU.
Kelly Doton
Field Hockey
2008
USA
8th
Lauren Crandall
Field Hockey
2008
USA
8th
Hunter Kemper
Triathlon
2008
USA
7th
Michael Parkhurst
Soccer
2008
USA
1st Round
Chris Paul
Basketball
2008
USA
Gold
Jamie Dean
Paralympic Rowing
2008
USA
Silver
Won silver as member of mixed coxed four; did not compete at WFU.
Al-Farouq Aminu
Basketball
2012
Nigeria
Group Stage
U.S. citizen with Nigerian father.
Lauren Crandall
Field Hockey
2012
USA
Group Stage
Brent LaRue
Track & Field (400m Hurdles)
2012
Slovenia
Semifinals
U.S. citizen who married Slovenia native and former WFU tennis player Ana Jerman.
Claire Laubach
Field Hockey
2012
USA
Group Stage
Michelle Kasold
Field Hockey
2012
USA
Group Stage
Hunter Kemper
Triathlon
2012
USA
14th
Chris Paul
Basketball
2012
USA
Gold
Darius Songaila
Basketball
2012
Lithuania
Quarterfinals

Participants By Year:
2012 London - 8
2008 Beijing - 7 (includes 1 at Paralympics)
2004 Athens - 3
2000 Sydney - 5
1996 Atlanta - 1 (alternate)
1988 Seoul - 3
1984 Los Angeles - 1 (coach)

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