Carter, shot put, daughter of Michael Carter, 1984 silver medalist in the shot
and former Pro Bowl nosetackle for the San Francisco 49ers. The elder Carter is
the only athlete to have won an Olympic medal and a Super Bowl ring in the same
• Marvell Wynne,
soccer defender, son of former San Diego Padres outfielder Marvell Sr.
• Mariel Zagunis,
defending gold medalist in sabre fencing and daughter of Cathy and Robert
Zagunis, who rowed in the '76 Montreal Games.
Rittenhouse, diving, daughter of 1964 swimming silver medalist Sharon Finneran
and niece of 1972 Olympic diver Mike Finneran.
• JW Krumpholz,
water polo, son of Kurt Krumpholz, who set a world record in the 400-meter
freestyle in the preliminaries of the '72 Olympic trials, then failed to make
Flanagan, 10,000 meters, daughter of ex-marathon world-record holder Cheryl
Treworgy, now a track and field photographer who often shoots Shalane in
softball. The second baseman was named for Gilligan's Island characters Lovey
Howell (the millionaire's wife) and Mary Anne Summers. Sadam Ali, a
132-pounder, will be not only the first Arab-American Olympic fighter but also
the first Ali to box in the Games for the U.S.—the 1960 gold medalist was still
THE SUPER SIX
Of the half-dozen
members of the soon-to-be-famous women's gymnastics team, four are from the
Midwest—Shawn Johnson (West Des Moines, Iowa), Chellsie Memmel (West Allis,
Wis.), Samantha Peszek (Indianapolis) and Bridget Sloan (Pittsboro, Ind.)—and
two are coached by their fathers. Nastia Liukin (opposite) trains in Plano,
Texas, under dad Valeri, a four-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union, and
Memmel is coached by dad Andy, who runs a gymnastics gym.