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London 2012: It's A Wrap

Buckeye diver Katie Bell competed for TEAM USA in the 2012 Olympic Games
Buckeye diver Katie Bell competed for TEAM USA in the 2012 Olympic Games

Aug. 12, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio -

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Aug. 1, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Whether practicing, competing or just enjoying the scenes, Buckeye Olympians definitely were out and about in London.

We followed a few of our Buckeyes on Twitter and enjoyed the thoughts, experiences and photos they have shared during the initial days of the Summer Games.

We've gathered some of those images and expressions and would like to share them with Buckeye Nation. Enjoy reading some tweets and viewing some pics from our OSU Olympians and be sure to follow them as their London experiences continue:

From the Closing Ceremony:

Samantha Cheverton (@SamCheverton)
8/12/12 8:33 PM
Pretty awesome night at closing ceremonies, and apparently I got some tv time! Spice girls were the highlight, obviously 


Katie Bell (@HippieBell)
8/10/12 6:13 AM
This experience has been amazing. It's a dream come true and I have enjoyed every moment. 
Thank you everyone for all your support.

Amanda Furrer (@Amanda_Furrer)
8/12/12 11:07 PM
My favorite part of closing ceremonies was the @edsheeran performance of "Wish You Were Here." Brought tears to my eyes.

From the Opening Ceremony: 

Amanda Furrer (@Amanda_Furrer) - Rifle
7/27/12 8:07 PM
Words can't describe how that felt... Walking in the stadium as Team USA. Proudest moment of my life.


Katie Bell (@HippieBell) - Diving 
7/27/12 9:23 PM
Tonight was amazing. I think I still have goose bumps. Pinch me...Is this real life!

 

Samantha Cheverton (@SamCheverton) - Swimming
7/26/12 5:44 PM
this is an overwhelmingly cool experience!

 

Caitlin Stewart (@catebliss) - Synchro Swimming
7/27/12 1:58 PM
After 7 years of planning for the 2012 London Olympic Games, we have less than 3 hours of waiting before the

 

Mona Shaito (@xoxofencer) - Fencing 
7/29/12 6:29 AM
Thank you to all who supported me, much love, and I really cant believe how amazing this experience has been

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