After many impressive performances at the United States Olympic Trials that concluded Sunday, six Razorbacks landed on Team USA for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil.
The 127-athlete list includes Taylor Ellis-Watson, Tyson Gay, Jarrion Lawson, Sandi Morris, Lexi Weeks and Chrishuna Williams.
Gay will be the only returning Olympian of the six after representing Team USA in 2008 and 2012.
The five new Arkansas Olympians will train in Fayetteville with their coaches, according to a university press release sent Monday.
The six Razorbacks on Team USA won’t be the only ones headed to Rio, as nine other Hogs qualified for the Olympics.
Below are all 15 athletes and their competitions:
Kemoy Campbell – 5,000-meter run
Veronica Campbell-Brown – 200-meter run, 4x100-meter relay
Omar McLeod – 110-meter hurdles
Clive Pullen – Triple jump
Regina George – 4x400-meter relay
Tina Sutej – Pole vault
South Africa (2)
Christine Kalmer – Marathon
Dominique Scott – 10,000-meter run
Trinidad & Tobago (1)
Sparkle McKnight – 400-meter hurdles
United States (6)
Taylor Ellis-Watson – 4x400-meter relay
Tyson Gay – 4x100-meter relay
Jarrion Lawson – Long jump
Sandi Morris – Pole vault
Lexi Weeks – Pole vault
Chrishuna Williams – 800-meter run
The 2016 track and field events will take place from August 12 to 21. Fans can find the full track and field schedule here.