Cheer on these gluten-free athletes competing in the 2012 Olympic games. These top athletics claim that their gluten-free diets help them reach their peak performances. See below for full schedules in US times.
Novak Djokovic – Tennis
Events include Men’s Singles
Novak Djokovic, a bronze medalist in 2008, recently advanced to the second round of the singles competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Today the 2nd round of Men’s singles is in progress.
Dana Vollmer - Swimming
Events include Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay and the Women's 100m Butterfly
Dana Vollmer a 2012 Olympian that competed in 2004's Athens Summer Olympics; however, did not qualify for the 2008 Olympics. She recently became a spokesperson for Crunchmaster, a brand of certified wheatless crackers. On Sunday, Vollmer won her 1st gold medal and set a new world record in the 2012 London Olympics for the 100-meter butterfly by finishing under 56 seconds. The Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay will be Wednesday, August 1st at 6:26 a.m. for Qualification and Wednesday, August 1st at 4:04p for Finals.
Jenn Suhr - Track & Field
Events include Women's Pole Vaulting
Jenn Suhr won the silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for pole vaulting. The Pole Vaulting qualifications start: Saturday, August 4th at 5:20 a.m. Final: Monday, August 6th at 2:00p.m.
Nate Brannen - Track & Field
Events include 1500-meter race.
Nate Brannen from Canada will run in the 1500-meter race. The 1500-meter race schedule includes, First round: Friday, August 3rd at 3:05 p.m. Semifinals: Sunday, August 5th at 3:15 p.m. Finals: Tuesday, August 7th at 4:15 p.m.
Andrew Steele – Track and Field
Events Include: 400-meter race.
Andrew Steele from Great Britain will compete in the 400-meter race.
First round: Saturday, August 4th at 5:35 a.m. Semifinals: Sunday, August 5th at 3:45 p.m. Finals: Monday, August 6th at 4:30 p.m. 400-meter relays: Semifinals: Thursday, August 9th at 6:30 a.m. Finals: Friday, August 10th at 4:20 p.m.
Amy Begley - Track & Field Long Distance Runner
Unfortunately due to an injury Amy Begley had to withdraw from competition in the London Games.
Click Here for a complete schedule of the Olympic Games.
Mon, July 30, 2012
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