One year out: U.S. athletes already qualified for Rio 2016 Olympics; key dates


The 2016 U.S. Olympic team will include more than 500 athletes across 28 sports. Some athletes and teams have already booked spots for the Rio Games. Here’s a look:


Name Sport Twitter Handle
Nathan Schrimsher Modern Pentathlon @pentnate5
Haley Anderson Swimming @swimhaley
Sean Ryan Swimming @seanryan92
Jordan Wilimovsky Swimming @j_wilimovsky
Gwen Jorgensen Triathlon @gwenjorgensen
Sarah True Triathlon @sgroffy


Archery — men
Basketball — men, women
Equestrian — dressage, eventing and jumping
Field Hockey — women
Rugby — men, women
Water Polo — men

Key Dates
Oct. 1-13 — CONCACAF men’s soccer qualifying tournament, U.S. cities
Oct. 26-31 — USA Boxing women’s trials, Memphis
Jan. 21-31 — CONCACAF women’s soccer qualifying tournament, TBA
Feb. 13 — USA Track and Field marathon trials, Los Angeles
April 8-10 — USA Wrestling trials, Iowa City
April 18-24 — US Rowing trials, Sarasota/Bradenton, Fla.
June 18-26 — USA Diving trials, Indianapolis
June 24-26 — USA Gymnastics men’s trials, St. Louis
June 26-July 3 — USA Swimming trials, Omaha
July 1-10 — USA Track and Field trials, Eugene, Ore.
July 8-10 — USA Gymnastics women’s trials, San Jose, Calif.
July 11 — Olympic golf rankings cutoff date

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