The Seminoles sent an astounding 21 athletes to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Olympians represented 12 countries including the United States, Belgium, and many of the Caribbean Islands. The competition in Rio was fierce this year and the former Seminoles brought the heat.
Marvin Bracy (USA)
Bracy competed in the Men’s 100m. He made it to the first Semifinal Heat coming in sixth with 10.08 seconds. He also took part of the 8-member team for the Men’s 4x100m. The team was disqualified for an illegal exchange outside the takeover zone and forfeited the Bronze Medal.
Stefan Brits (South Africa)
Brits competed in the Men’s Long Jump. He ranked 22nd with a jump of 7.71m and did not qualify past the preliminary round.
Johnathan Borlée (Belgium)
Borlée competed in three track events. He finished 32nd in the Men’s 400m with a time of 46.01s. He also ran the 200m in 20.64s, ranking 48th. He narrowly missed medaling in the 4x400m relay, finishing fourth in the final with a time of 2:58.52.
Kevin Borlée (Belgium)
The other Borlée brother finished 28th in the Men’s 400m with a time of 45.90s. He also was part of the fourth place 4x400m relay with his brother.
Shaquania Dorsett (Bahamas)
Dorsett competed in the Women’s 4x400m Relay. The Bahamian team placed 11th running the relay in 3:26.36.
Linden Hall (Australia)
Hall made it to the Semifinals of the Women’s 1500m placing eight in her heat. However, her time of 4:05.81 was not quick enough to advance to the final.
Kemar Hyman (Cayman Islands)
Hyman ran the Men’s 100m. He clocked a time of 10.34s, putting him in a three-way tie for 45th place.
Kellion Knibb (Jamaica)
Knibb compete in the Women’s Discus Throw and received no mark, stepping narrowly over the line on each of her three attempts.
Susan Kuijken (Netherlands)
Kuijken competed in the Women’s 5000m and 10,000m. She finished 8th in the finals of the 5000m with a time of 15:00.69. Kuijken finished 14th in the 10,000m at 31:32.43.
Violah Lagat (Kenya)
Lagat competed in the Women’s 1500m where she finished sixth in her semifinal heat with a time of 4:06.83, failing to advance to the final.
Nick Lucena (USA)
Lucena competed alongside Phil Dalhausser in beach volleyball. The duo went to the quarterfinals after giving up only one set to an opposing team in 4 games. They lost to a Brazilian pair who went on to win the Gold Medal.
Stephen Newbold (Bahamas)
Newbold raced in the Men’s 4x400m and took the Bronze Medal with a time of 2:58.49. He was able to share this win with fellow Seminole Alonzo Russell, who also ran for the Bahamas.
Colleen Quigley (USA)
Quigley competed in the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase. She posted a final time of 9:21.10, finishing eighth out of 18 competitors in the final.
Alonzo Russell (Bahamas)
Russell competed in the Men’s 400m and the 4x400m Relay. While he was disqualified for an early start in the 400m, Russell celebrated the Bronze Medal in the 4x400m Relay.
Leonor Rodriguez (Spain)
Rodriguez was on the Spanish women’s basketball team which won the silver medal. In the final, she played three minutes and went 0-1 from the floor.
Leticia Romero (Spain)
Romero was also part of the silver-medal winning Spanish women's basketball team. She played four minutes and recorded a rebound in the championship game loss to the US.
Pavel Sankovich (Belarus)
Sankovich participated in the Men’s 100m Butterfly. He finished 28th with a time of 53.0s in the first heat.
Kimberly Williams (Jamaica)
Williams competed in the finals for the Women’s Triple Jump. She placed seventh with a distance of 14.53m.
Katrina Young (USA)
Young dove in the Women’s 10m Platform. She finished 13th with a combined score of 301.45.
Anne Zagré (Belgium)
Zagré jumped to the semifinals of the Women’s 100m Hurdles, but was disqualified.