John Tanguay ’20 took home a silver medal as part of the Paralympic rowing team (in the PR3 mixed four with coxswain).
Maodo Lo ’16, who competed on Germany’s basketball team, started all of the team’s games at point guard and led in scoring (13.5 ppg) and assists (5.0 apg). The team ultimately placed eighth in the bracket, falling in the quarter finals to Slovenia.
Charlotte Buck ’18 rowed in the U.S. women’s eight, which was seeking its fourth straight Olympic gold; they just missed the podium, however, placing fourth at 6:02.78.
Also in rowing, Jakub Buczek ’16 represented Canada in the men’s four without coxswain; they earned an eighth-place finish overall and, notably, notched the boat’s fastest finish ever, at 5:58.29.
On the men’s side, Jake Hoyle ’16 fell in the opening round of the individual épée tournament to a competitor from Korea; he also competed as part of the U.S. men’s épée team, which lost in its opener to Japan.
Robb Paller ’16 was a left fielder on Israel’s first Olympic baseball team and started twice during the Olympic tournament, batting seventh; the team finished fifth overall.
In track and field, Eke competed in the triple jump, though she fouled in all three attempts during preliminary competition and did not advance. Al Dabbagh, meanwhile, ran a 13.34 in the preliminary round of the 100m dash, which was not enough to qualify for round one. She holds the Saudi Arabian women’s record in the 100m with a time of 13.24.
Isadora Cerullo ’13 competed as a member of the Brazilian rugby team, which placed 11th in the tournament.
Evita Griskenas ’24 represented the United States in the women’s rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around competition. Her score of 91.700 wasn’t enough to take her from the qualification round to the finals; she earned 12th place overall.
Finally, in the Olympic debut of women’s street skateboarding, Alexis Sablone BC’08 just missed a medal for the U.S., capturing fourth with a score of 13.57.
At the College, McGill was a two-time All-Ivy League selection and a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American in 2017. He posted a career .316 batting average with 14 homers and 83 RBI in three-plus seasons with the Lions.
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