CU at the Tokyo Olympics
The University of Colorado is well represented at the 2020 Summer Games
After being delayed a year by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympic Games are back on track (and on course, court, field, etc.). The University of Colorado once again boasts athletes and team members competing and providing vital assistance in the ultimate tests of athletic excellence.
The 2020 Olympic Games (the year carried over) are July 23 to Aug. 8. The Paralympic Games are Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. CU-connected competitors and support staff range from runners and wrestlers to doctors and Paralympic organizers.
Team USA athletes
Learn more about the UCCS Olympians here.
Flora Duffy ('13, Sociology), Team Bermuda, Born and raised in Bermuda, Flora Duffy OBE started competing in triathlon at the age of seven and has since been twice crowned ITU World Champion and represented Bermuda at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Read Duffy's bio
Behind the scenes
- Kara Goucher is in Tokyo with NBC doing color for track and field (Distance)
- Margie Hunt, senior instructor of health sciences at UCCS, trainer for USA Basketball.
- Caryn Maconi, a CU Boulder alumna, press attaché for USA Triathlon.
The Summer and Winter Olympics alternate every two years. And if these games aren’t enough excitement, because of the delay in the 2020 Summer Games the 2022 Winter Games will follow the Tokyo Olympics by six months. Rest assured we will “CU” again at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.