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Get to know the Bay Area Olympians competing in Rio

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 11:49 AM PDT

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Walsh Jennings is returning to the sand in hopes of winning her fourth consecutive beach volleyball gold. Following the retirement of her former partner Misty May-Treanor, Walsh Jennings paired with

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:46 PM PDT

Josh Prenot

Josh Prenot

Josh Prenot had a breakout international meet at the 2015 World University Games, where he won two golds (200m individual medley, 200m breaststroke) and a silver (400m IM). He also won the 400-yard IM and placed...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:46 PM PDT

Jacob Pebley

Jacob Pebley

Jacob Pebley brought home a slew of medals from the World University Games: In 2013, he captured three bronzes in the 100m and 200m backstroke plus the 4x100m medley relay; in 2015 he won gold in the 200m...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:46 PM PDT

Anthony Ervin

Anthony Ervin

Nearly a decade passed between Anthony Ervin’s retirement from swimming in 2003 and his competitive comeback in 2011. He competed in the 2012 London Olympics, finishing fifth in the 50m freestyle. His time in...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:47 PM PDT

Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy won the 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke titles at the NCAA Championships three years in a row for the University of California, Berkeley. He hasn’t declared a major yet, but wants to pursue...

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