Minnesota is Sending 19 Athletes to the 2018 Olympics
Bring home the gold Minnesota, we are rooting for you!!
Out of the 242 athletes on Team USA, 19 of them are from Minnesota. According to the Olympics website, we are the 3rd most represented state. Colorado has 31 athletes competing, and California has 22.
The 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea with 17 days of competition beginning February 9th. More than 2,800 athletes from more than 85 nations are expected to participate in 15 sport disciplines.
Here's a list of our Minnesota athletes:
- Leif Nordgren of Marine - Biathlon
- Jessie Diggins of Afton - Cross Country Skiing
- Rosie Frankowski of Minneapolis - Cross Country Skiing
- Annie Hart of Stillwater - Cross Country Skiing
- Cory Cristensen of Duluth - Curling
- Tyler George of Duluth - Curling
- Aileen Geving of Duluth - Curling
- John Landsteiner of Duluth - Curling
- Joe Polo of Duluth - Curling
- Tabitha Peterson of St Paul - Curling
- Will Borgen of Moorhead - Hockey
- Ryan Stoa of Bloomington - Hockey
- Hannah Brandt of Vadnais Heights - Hockey
- Dani Cameranesi of Plymouth - Hockey
- Gigi Marvin of Warroad - Hockey
- Sidney Morin of Minnetonka - Hockey
- Kelly Pannek of Plymouth - Hockey
- Maddie Rooney of Andover - Hockey
- Lee Stecklein of Roseville - Hockey
Minnesota sisters competing on different teams at the Olympics:
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