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At least ten Mormon Olympians competed in the Sochi 2014 Olympics: Torah Bright, Steve Nyman, David Bissett, Chris Fogt, Christian Niccum, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Erik Fisher, Kate Hansen, Jessika Jenson, and Eric Neilson.
Three Mormon athletes received medals in their events: Noelle Pikus-Pace won silver in the women’s skeleton, Torah Bright won silver in the women’s snowboard halfpipe, and Chris Fogt won bronze as the brakeman on 2-man sled.
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Mormon athletes fared well, with Torah Bright, who took gold for the snowboard half-pipe for Australia, and another Mormon who took a bronze medal home. (Read more…)
At least fifteen Mormon Olympians competed in the Beijing 2008 Olympics: Valerie Adams, Charmian Purcell, Natalie Purcell, Nonila Wharemate, Melanie Roach, Hayley Palmer, Lacey Nymeyer, Josh McAdams, Rich Lambourne, Jake Gibb, Jillian Camarena-Williams, April Steiner Bennett, Niklas Arrhenius, Lindsey Anderson, and Ryan Millar.
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At least ten Mormon athletes participated in the Turin 2006 Winter Olympics: Torah Bright, Tamami Tanaka, Michele Despain, Werner Hoeger, Steve Nyman, Christian Niccum, Bill Schuffenhauer, David Bissett, and Shauna Rohbock.
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At least sixteen Mormon Olympians competed in the Athens 2004 Olympics: Laura Berg, Rulon Gardner, Marsha Mark-Baird, Ryan Millar, Leonard Myles-Mills, Megan Dirkmaat, Tiffany Lott-Hogan, John Nunn, James Parker, Grant Robison, Cael Sanderson, Jodi Tini, Justin Wilcock, Paora Winitana, Guard Young, and Valerie Adams.
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Olympic venues were scattered around Salt Lake City, as well as in the mountains at Park City, Ogden, Provo and West Valley City. Athletes were housed in the Olympic Village at the University of Utah.
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At least thirteen Mormon Olympians competed in the Sydney 2000 Olympics: Jason Pyrah, Marsha Mark-Baird, Ryan Millar, Leonard Myles-Mills, Amy Palmer, Robbie Pratt, Laura Berg, Emily Porter LeSueur, Jamie Dantzscher, Jared Deacon, Eric Fonoimoana, Rulon Gardner, and Courtney Johnson.
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