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KIN wishes Olympic connections good luck in London

In light of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the School of Kinesiology is proud to recognize its connections to the Games unfolding in London, England over the next two weeks.

Alumni representing the School are former Gopher star and current Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (B.S., sport management, 2004); triple jumper Amanda Smock (Ph.D., exercise physiology, 2010); and Olympic Committee Member Angela Ruggiero (M.Ed., applied kinesiology, 2010). In addition, Roberto Sobalvarro, instructor for PE 1031 Sabre Fencing and PE 1033 Foil Fencing in the School of Kinesiology, has been named the head coach of the Women's Epee U.S. Olympic Team.

The School of Kinesiology shares the Olympic games' mission to encourage and support the promotion of ethics in sport, with aim to enrich the quality of human life. Congratulations, and good luck!

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