Several Texas Aggies have continued Olympic competition in Rio early this week.
Aggie sophomore and Team Canada swimmer Sydney Pickrem finished sixth in the Women’s 200m individual medley on Tuesday at 2:11.22.
Cammile Adams qualified for the Women’s 200m butterfly for Team USA. The event takes place at 8:54 PM on Wednesday and should air live on NBC. To qualify, Adams finished 2nd in her heat and 4th in her semi-final race. We also appreciate the “Thanks and Gig ‘em” at the end of this interview.
Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson finished 8th place in the Women’s 100m breaststroke with a time of 1:08.10.
DeAndre Jordan of Team USA basketball improved on his numbers in the first game with 14 points in a 113-69 romp over Venezuela. The team next plays Australia at 5 PM on Wednesday.
Antanas Kavaliauskas scored 6 points and hauled in 4 rebounds in Lithuania’s 82-76 victory over Brazil. Lithuania will face Argentina at 8:30 PM on Thursday.
Stephanie Malherbe played for the South African team in its final game in Rio, a 0-0 draw versus Brazil.