Olympics: Team USA Announced by USOPC for All Sports – 592 Athletes

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The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) today announced the 592-member 2024 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the upcoming Olympic Games Paris 2024. The Opening Ceremony will take place Friday, July 26, with competition beginning Wednesday, July 24 and concluding Sunday, Aug. 11.

“It is with immense pride and excitement that we announce the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team and the exceptional athletes that embody the spirit of dedication, resilience, and excellence, continuing the proud history of Team USA at the Olympic Games,” said USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland. “As they prepare to represent our nation on the greatest stage in all of sports, we honor their personal achievements and celebrate the unwavering support of the people that make it possible — their families, teammates, National Governing Bodies, coaches, and communities around the country. In the true spirit of ‘One for All,’ we join a proud nation of fans in cheering them on through inspiring performances and unforgettable moments.”

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Team features over 250 returning Olympians – including three five-time Olympians, four four-time Olympians, 16 three-time Olympians and more than 50 two-time Olympians. The slate of veterans features 122 Olympic medalists, including 66 Olympic champions who have won a combined 110 gold medals. Forty-five athletes have won multiple Olympic medals, while 23 have won multiple Olympic gold medals.

The multiple medalists are led by Katie Ledecky (swimming) who leads the team with 10 Olympic medals, including seven golds and three silvers. Simone Biles (artistic gymnastics) and Caeleb Dressel (swimming) enter Paris 2024 with seven medals each, while Ryan Murphy (swimming) has six, and Diana Taurasi (basketball), Lilly King (swimming) and Simone Manuel (swimming) each have five.

The three five-time Olympians on the roster include Taurasi, Steffen Peters (equestrian) and McLain Ward (equestrian). The four four-time Olympians feature Brady Ellison (archery), Gerek Meinhardt (fencing), Stu McNay (sailing) and Vincent Hancock (shooting).

Click here to view the full 2024 U.S. Olympic Team roster, which can be sorted by sport or by state (athletes’ recognized hometowns).

“These remarkable 592 athletes of Team USA have demonstrated unparalleled dedication and passion in their pursuit of excellence on their road to earning a place on the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team and representing the United States in Paris,” said Rocky Harris, USOPC chief of sport and athlete services, and Chef de Mission for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. “Their journey to the Games exemplifies the Olympic spirit—pushing boundaries, breaking records, and captivating millions around the country and the world, and I am so proud to be a part of a team of colleagues at the USOPC and across the National Governing Bodies who support them. This summer, Team USA athletes will amaze us with extraordinary talent and indomitable spirit – and they will undoubtedly inspire the next generation.”

Of the collective of 592 U.S. athletes competing in Paris, 75% (444 athletes) competed collegiately at 169 schools. Twenty-one teams have at least 80% collegiate participation on their U.S. Olympic rosters, including 15 teams that are comprised of 100% college athletes: women’s basketball, men’s and women’s 3×3 basketball, beach volleyball, men’s and women’s indoor volleyball, diving, fencing, women’s field hockey, women’s rugby, modern pentathlon, men’s and women’s water polo, rowing and triathlon. College athlete representation on the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team spans all three NCAA Divisions (I, II and III), as well as junior colleges and collegiate club programs.

An estimated 10,500 athletes from more than 200 National Olympic Committees and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team will take to Paris to compete on the world stage. Thirty-two sports will be contested during the Olympic Games Paris 2024, with 329 medal events in total.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games will make history by achieving numerical gender parity on the field of play, ensuring equal representation of male and female athletes. For the 2024 U.S. Olympic team, the roster is comprised of 314 females and 278 males.

Lastly, with the competition beginning Friday, Aug. 9, breaking will make its Olympic Games debut in Paris.

Paris returns as the host nation of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are taking place exactly 100 years since Paris hosted the Olympic Games back in 1924. Paris joins London as the only two cities to host the Olympic Games three times. Paris has hosted in 1900, 1924 and now 2024, while London hosted in 1908, 1948 and 2012.

In alignment with previous games, the roster of 592 athletes does not reflect athletes currently registered for the Olympic Games as alternates. Any U.S. delegation changes following the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team announcement will be reflected on TeamUSA.com and USOPC.org.

Earlier this spring, the USOPC launched an all-new brand platform, “One for All,” showcasing the many powerful stories of the athletes who make up the collective Team USA. Premiering during a time when the power of athletes’ voices has never been more palpable, “One for All” puts Team USA athletes’ voices at the center, highlighting their personalities and extraordinary athletic ability while gaining a deeper understanding of the people and communities who helped to make it all possible. Fans can continue to visit Making Team USA presented by Xfinity, with official partner Eli Lilly, to follow along the athletes’ journey.

NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 features more ways for viewers to watch their favorite events, competitions, and athletes than ever before, covering broadcast and cable networks, streaming service Peacock, Spanish language, theater experiences, extensive accessibility, social media, audio, and more. The Opening Ceremony will be presented live across NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo on July 26.

To date, 138 athletes have qualified for the 2024 U.S. Paralympic Team, which will be announced on Aug. 19.

— The above press release was posted by Swimming World in conjunction with the USOPC. For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact Advertising@SwimmingWorld.com. 

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Francisco Beringuel
Francisco Beringuel
1 day ago

There are five four-time Olympians, not four. Katie Ledecky is the fifth.

Francisco Beringuel
Francisco Beringuel
1 day ago

My mistake. Katie is a three-time Olympian. This would be her fourth.

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