Southeastern Conference List Of Participants In 2004 Summer Olympic Games|
August 9, 2004
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- 137 current or former Southeastern
Conference student-athletes and 11 current SEC coaches will be
participants in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, to be held Aug. 11-29 in
Of the total list, 49 are current student-athletes that will
have eligibility remaining during the 2004-05 academic year and 88 have
participated in the past at SEC institutions, up to the 2003-04 academic
Broken down by sports, there are 84 SEC participants in track
and field, 52 in swimming and diving, four in tennis, two each in
basketball, softball and soccer and one each in gymnastics and the
Broken down by schools, Auburn leads with 27 current and former
student-athletes and three coaches, followed by Florida with 26 current
and former student-athletes and two coaches. South Carolina has 18
former and current student-athletes and three coaches and LSU has 18
current and former student-athletes participating in the Olympics.
The Summer Olympics start on Aug. 11 with soccer competition.
The opening ceremonies are on Aug. 13 with closing ceremonies on Aug.