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Nine to Represent Georgia Tech at Tokyo Olympics

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics will be well-represented on the world’s stage with a total of nine Yellow Jackets participating in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on July 23-Aug. 8.

Seven Yellow Jackets – including two incoming freshmen and three former student-athletes – qualified to represent their home country as athletes with two being tapped to coach during the Summer Olympics.

Athletes
Andrew Chetcuti^ – SWIM – Maltese National Team
Josh Okogie^ – MBB – Nigerian National Team
Caio Pumputis – SWIM – Brazilian National Team
Berke Saka* – SWIM – Turkish National Team
Avi Schafer^ – MBB – Japanese National Team
Defne Taçyildiz* – SWIM – Turkish National Team
Batur Ünlü – SWIM – Turkish National Team

Coaches
Nat Page – TF – U.S. National Team Assistant Coach – Jumps/Combined
Mfon Udofia^ – MBB – Nigerian Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
* incoming freshman
^ former student-athlete

Alexander-Tharpe Fund

The Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics, providing scholarship, operations and facilities support for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. Be a part of developing Georgia Tech’s Everyday Champions and helping the Yellow Jackets compete for championships at the highest levels of college athletics by supporting the Annual Athletic Scholarship Fund, which directly provides scholarships for Georgia Tech student-athletes. To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit atfund.org.   

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