Sun Devil Athletics Olympic Recap

Former Arizona State student-athletes nabbed two gold medals and one bronze in London.

August 2012

TEMPE, ARIZ. – Sunday brought a close to the 2012 London Olympics and the Sun Devils made their university and respective countries proud with numerous impressive performances throughout the two weeks of non-stop action.

With 17 current or former student-athletes in competition, Arizona State had the 13th-highest total of Olympians of any Division I school in the country.  With three medals earned over the course of the competition, the Sun Devils had the 21st-largest haul of any Division I institution as well.

Thanks to James Harden (men’s basketball/USA) and Amy LePeilbet (women’s soccer/USA), ASU brought home two gold medals for the first time since 2000 and brought the all-time total of gold medals to 25.

A brief recap of all the London action from a Sun Devil viewpoint can be found below: Continue reading