Swimmer Sharntelle McLean Prepares For 2008 Olympics

Aug. 8, 2008

BEIJING - As the 2008 Olympics begin today in Beijing, China, South Carolina swimmer Sharntelle McLean prepares to represent her home country of Trinidad & Tobago in the freestyle swimming event.

"We are very proud of Sharntell for her work and dedication for these Olympic games," South Carolina head coach McGee Moody said. "We know that Sharntelle will positively represent the entire University at the games."

McLean, who redshirted last season to train for the Olympic games, will swim in the 50 freestyle event, with first heats scheduled for 6:30 a.m. ET on August 15. Continue to visit www.Gamecocksonline.com for all South Carolina Olympic coverage.