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One year out: U.S. athletes already qualified for Rio 2016 Olympics; key dates

US flagbearer Mariel Zagunis leads her t

Mariel Zagunis

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The 2016 U.S. Olympic team will include more than 500 athletes across 28 sports. Some athletes and teams have already booked spots for the Rio Games. Here’s a look:


Name Sport Twitter Handle
Nathan Schrimsher Modern Pentathlon @pentnate5
Haley Anderson Swimming @swimhaley
Sean Ryan Swimming @seanryan92
Jordan Wilimovsky Swimming @j_wilimovsky
Gwen Jorgensen Triathlon @gwenjorgensen
Sarah True Triathlon @sgroffy

Teams Archery -- men Basketball -- men, women Equestrian -- dressage, eventing and jumping Field Hockey -- women Rugby -- men, women Water Polo -- men

Key Dates Oct. 1-13 -- CONCACAF men’s soccer qualifying tournament, U.S. cities Oct. 26-31 -- USA Boxing women’s trials, Memphis Jan. 21-31 -- CONCACAF women’s soccer qualifying tournament, TBA Feb. 13 -- USA Track and Field marathon trials, Los Angeles April 8-10 -- USA Wrestling trials, Iowa City April 18-24 -- US Rowing trials, Sarasota/Bradenton, Fla. June 18-26 -- USA Diving trials, Indianapolis June 24-26 -- USA Gymnastics men’s trials, St. Louis June 26-July 3 -- USA Swimming trials, Omaha July 1-10 -- USA Track and Field trials, Eugene, Ore. July 8-10 -- USA Gymnastics women’s trials, San Jose, Calif. July 11 -- Olympic golf rankings cutoff date

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