Four Native women compete in the 2012 Olympic Games

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Tumua Anae

Sport:Water Polo, goal keeper

Tribe: Native Hawaiian/Samoan

Age: 23-years-old

Record: Helped lead the Trojans to an NCAA championship. Made eight saves during the 2011 FINA World League Super Final, where the US won gold. Seven saves to help Team USA clinch its Olympic berth by

winning gold at the 2011 Pan American Games, and

16 at the 2012 World League Super Final.

Schedule, Group A:

July 30 – Preliminary Round, , U.S. vs. Hungary

Aug. 1 – Preliminary Round, U.S. vs. Spain

Aug. 3 – Preliminary Round, U.S. vs. China

Mary Killman

Sport: Women’s Synchronized Swimming

Tribe:  Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma

Age:  21-years-old

Record: Named the USA Synchro Athlete of the Year in 2010. Finished first in solo competition in U.S. Nationals in 2010, and fourth in solo competition at the China Open and third at the Spanish Open. Finished second in the team routine and second in the duet event at the Pan American Games in 2011. Placed second in the solo competition at the Brazil Open.

Schedule:

Aug. 5 – Synchro Duet Tech  

Aug. 6 – Synchro Duet Tech  

Aug. 7 – Synchro Duet Final  

Aug. 9 – Synchro Team Tech  

Aug. 10 – Synchro Team Final

Adrienne Lyle

Sport:?U.S. Equestrian, Dressage Competition.

Tribe: Cherokee Nation

Age:  27-years-old

Record: In 2008, Lyle and her horse Wizard clinched the Brentina Cup and National Intermediaire I Championship. Won the freestyle of the 2009 Collecting Gaits/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions. In 2011 had a stretch of three straight Grand Prix victories in Saugerties, N.Y. and Devon, Pa.

Schedule:

Aug. 2 –  Individual Grand Prix

Aug. 3 –  Individual Grand Prix

Mary Spencer

Sport:?Boxer, Women’s Middleweight (75kg/165 lbs)

Tribe: Cape Croker First Nation Reservation, Chippewas of Nawash Saugeen Ojibway.

Age: 27-years-old

Record: 3 time World Champion: 2005 – 66 Kg,

2008 – 66 Kg, 2010 –  75 Kg. 8 time Canadian National Champion: 2004 – 66 Kg, 2005 – 66 Kg, 2006 – 66 Kg, 2007 – 66 Kg, 2008 – 66 Kg, 2009 – 66 Kg, 2010 – 75 Kg, 2011 – 75 Kg. And 5 time Pan American Champion. In 2008, Spencer was named Canadian Boxer of the Year for a fourth time.

Schedule:

Aug. 5 – Round of 16

Aug. 6 – Quarterfinals

Aug. 8 – Semifinals

Aug. 9 – Finals