TEAM USA'S COLLEGIATE FOOTPRINT

Collegiate athletes contributed to Team USA’s historic performance at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Nearly 80 percent of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team – and nearly 85 percent of Team USA medalists – had collegiate ties. 

See the full list of schools represented and the collegiate footprint by sport

HOW ARE COLLEGE TIES DEFINED?

  • Student-athlete: Any individual on Team USA who is/was a member of a collegiate roster (varsity/club/other) and/or competed in outside competition for a university or college.
  • Collegiate attendance: Any individual who enrolled in an institution to complete academic coursework. 

[NOTE: Student-athletes impacted by transfer circumstances and conference realignment were included in the totals for each institution attended and its member conference.]