2012 will serve as the 2nd straight Olympic Games for Kayla Bashore -Smedley (USA Field Hockey) & Christina Loukas (USA Diving)
3 current IU student-athletes are competing for 3 different countries
- Dorina Szekeres, Hungary - 200M Backstroke
- Ori Velasquez, Colombia - Women's Soccer
- Derek Drouin, Canada - High Jump
Since 1904, Indiana athletes, coaches and staff have accumulated 85 medals, including 48 gold medals
Most decorated Indiana Olympian - Mark Spitz, 11 total medals (9 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)
- 1972 Munich Olympics - 7 Gold, a record broken by Michael Phelps at the 2008 Beijing Olympics (8 Gold)
Most recent IU Gold Medalist - David Neville, Men's Track & Field (USA) in 2008
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Ask the Experts
Part of the 2012 London Olympics coverage, IUHoosiers.com will feature a series entitled Ask the Experts, highlighting Indiana coaches and faculty and their connections to the Olympic Games.