Seventeen Tar Heels In 2016 Olympics

“We are proud to have so many students representing North Carolina and their countries at the 2016 Olympics. Our coaches recruit world class students who come to Chapel Hill to compete at the highest level for national championships, conference championships and Olympic medals.  We will be watching and cheering them on during the Games.”

— UNC Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham

Beginning Aug. 5, the rest of the sports world will stop for nearly a month as more than 10,000 athletes from around the world travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to compete for gold in the Summer Olympic Games.

And 17 of those elite athletes are Tar Heels.

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