Meet the Olympians from New England!

There are 35 athletes headed to the Rio Games with New England ties

Needham, Massachusetts, native Aly Raisman, is just one of 35 athletes heading to the Rio Olympics with ties to New England. 

Some of the others include swimmers, divers, runners, and rowers, who grew up or went to school in New England. 

Check them out! 

Massachusetts Natives

  • Aly Raisman, Gymnastics, Needham 
  • Shalane Flanagan, Track and Field- Marathon, Marblehead 
  • Sean Furey, Track and Field- Javelin Throw, Methuen
  • Abbey D'Agostino, Track and Field- 5,000 meter, Topsfield
  • Elena Priozhkova, Wrestling, Greenfield 
  • Eli Dershwitz, Fencing-Saber, Sherborn
  • Gevvie Stone, Rowing-Single Sculls, Newton
  • Michael DiSanto, Rowing- Eight, Boston
  • Kayla Harrison, Judo, Danvers
  • Sarah Scherer, Shooting-Rifle, Woburn 
  • Michael Hixon, Diving-3 meter, Amherst 
  • Victoria Folayan, Rugby-Center/Wing, Boston 
  • Madison Hughes, Rugby-Scrum half, Lancaster 
  • Evelyn Stevens, Cycling-Road Race and Time Trial, Acton 

Massachusetts Students 

  • Joe Maloy, Triathalon, Boston College  

Connecticut Natives 

  • Devin McEwan, Canoe Kayak- Canoe Slalom C2, Salisbury 
  • Charlie Cole, Rowing-Four, New Canaan 
  • Chris Wyles, Rugby-Fullback, Stamford
  • Alyssa Naeher, Soccer-Goalkeeper, Bridgeport 
  • Donn Cabral, Track and Field- 3,000 meter steeplechase, Glastonbury
  • Thomas Dunstan, Water Polo-attacker, Norwalk 
  • Andrew Campbell Jr., Rowing-Lightweight Double Sculls, New Canaan  

Connecticut Residents 

  • Austin Hack, Rowing-Eight, Lyme  

Connecticut Students 

  • Breanna Stewart, Basketball-Forward/Center, University of Connecticut
  • Melissa Gonzalez, Field Hockey-Midfield, University of Connecticut 

Maine Natives 

  • Eleanor Logan, Rowing-Eight, Boothbay Harbor  

Maine Residents 

  • Kyle Snyder, Wrestling, Woodbine  

Rhode Island Native 

  • Elizabeth Beisel, Swimming-400 meter medley, Wakefield 
  • Anders Weiss, Rowing- Pair, Providence 
  • Louisa Chafee, Sailing-Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull, Providence 

Rhode Island Residents 

  • Stu McNay, Sailing-470 Two-person Dinghy, Providence  

New Hampshire Natives 

  • Jessica Parratto, Diving-10 meter, Dover 
  • Tessa Gobbo, Rowing-Eight, Keene 
  • Alex Karwoski, Rowing-Eight, Nashua
  • Sarah True, Triathlon, Hanover
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