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Brooklyn is Going to the Olympics


Posted Date: 7/30/2012
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Help Maimonides Cheer on Our Brooklyn Olympians!
We'll be following these Brooklyn athletes as they go for the gold! Show your Brooklyn pride and give your support on our Facebook page:
  • Get the latest updates on our Olympians by liking Maimonides on Facebook.
  • Write on our Facebook wall to give your favorite Brooklyn Olympian a shout out!
  • Share your story - what are you doing to be healthy and fit like these athletes?

Deron Williams, U.S.A. Basketball

No stranger to taking home the gold, Deron Williams, the point guard for the Brooklyn Nets, returns to the USA Basketball Team. What makes Deron's journey to the Olympics unique is that, unlike many Olympic events, basketball is a team sport.

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Lia Neal, U.S.A. Swimming

Lia Neal is the youngest Brooklyn Olympian at 17 years old, and will compete as a member of the 100m freestyle relay in London. Competitive swimming takes a lot of commitment and demands the body to be highly efficient, especially when breathing.

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Nzingha Prescod, U.S.A. Fencing

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Nzingha has already made her mark in the world of competitive fencing. While you may pay attention to her blade-wielding abilities, proper footwork and balance are the keys to success.

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Justin Gatlin, U.S.A. Track & Field
Justin Gatlin is a world renowned sprinter, and has a lot to live up to after winning three medals in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Sprinting requires full body strength and uses different types of muscle fibers than other forms of running.
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