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  • Endurance Abinuwa
    Event: 4x400m
    Country: Nigeria
  • Mickael Hanany
    Event: High Jump
    Country: France
  • Churandy Martina
    Events: 100m, 200m & 4X100m Relay
    Country: Netherlands
  • Blessing Okagbare
    Events: Long Jump, 100m
    Country: Nigeria
  • Oludamola Osayomi
    Events: 100m & 4x100m Relay
    Country: Nigeria
  • Kelly Parker
    Event: Women's Soccer
    Country: Canada

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Schedule of Events

AthleteSportDatesLocationOlympic Bio
Endurance Abinuwa4x400m RelayAug 10-11Olympic StadiumOlympic Bio
Mickael Hanany High JumpAug 5-7Olympic StadiumOlympic Bio
Churandy Martina 100m, 200m, 4x100m RelayAug 7-9Olympic StadiumOlympic Bio
Blessing Okagbare100m, Long JumpAug 3-4, Aug 7-8Olympic StadiumOlympic Bio
Oludamola Osayomi 100m & 4x100m RelayAug 9-10Olympic StadiumOlympic Bio
Kelly Parker Women's SoccerJuly 25-Aug 9Various SitesOlympic Bio

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8/9/12 | Track
Former Miner Finishes Fifth at London
Former UTEP sprinter Churandy Martina took fifth place in the men's 200m final at London Olympics.

8/8/12 | Track
UTEP graduate Churandy Martina in 200m final
Martina won his semifinal heat of the Olympics' 200-meter run Wednesday.

8/7/12 | Track
Martina Advances to Semifinals at London
Martina won his heat to advance to the semifinals of the 200m Tuesday at the Olympics.

8/7/12 | Track
London Olympics: London Olympics: Ex-UTEP runner Churandy Martina qualifies for 200 semifinals
Former UTEP runner Churandy Martina won his heat to qualify for the semifinals of the 200-meter run Tuesday at the Olympics.

8/6/12 | Track
London Olympics: Ex-UTEP sprinter's best 100 meters good for 6th place
UTEP alum Churandy Martina of the Netherlands strung together two of the best 100 meters of his career and finished sixth at the Olympics in what is considered the weaker of his two sprint events.

8/5/12 | Track
Martina Finishes Sixth at the Olympics
Former Miner Churandy Martina crossed the finish line sixth in the men's 100m final in London on Sunday.

8/4/12 | Track
Okagbare Registers Personal-Best at the London Olympics
Former Miner Blessing Okagbare took eight in the women's 100m finals with a time of 11.01 at the 2012 Olympics on Saturday.

8/3/12 | Track
UTEP graduate Blessing Okagbare wins her Olympic heat in 100 meters
UTEP graduate Blessing Okagbare recast herself as a medal favorite in the Olympic 100 after setting a personal best 10.93 seconds to win her first-round heat in London.

8/3/12 | Track
allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Will Okagbare Deliver On Promise As Athletics Begin?
The athletics events of the 30th Olympiad begins Friday morning at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford here in London with Team Nigeria's hope for medal hanging on the slender shoulders of Blessing Okagbare.

8/3/12 | Track
London Olympics: Okagbare, other former UTEP Miners set to begin heats
Four years ago, Blessing Okagbare, then a junior at UTEP, won one of the more stunning track medals at the Beijing Olympics when she took third in the long jump.

8/3/12 | Soccer
Canada through to the semi-finals
Canada, USA, Japan and France have qualified for the semi-final phase of the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament. The four teams won their quarter-final matches on Friday 3 August to qualify for the final two matches of the tournament.

7/31/12 | Soccer
Canada Qualifies For London Quarters
Canada qualified for the knock-out phase following an inspiring 2:2 draw with Sweden in the 31 July group finale.

7/30/12 | Soccer
Canada WNT faces Sweden on Tuesday
Canada will face Sweden in the group finale of the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament this 31 July.

7/28/12 | Soccer
Stage Set For Dramatic Final Day In Group F At London 2012
Canada gained three big points in its second match at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament with Melissa Tancredi and Christine Sinclair leading the way to a 3:0 win over South Africa.

7/27/12 | Soccer
Canada WNT faces South Africa on Saturday
Canada will face South Africa on the second group day of the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament this Saturday 28 July.

7/25/12 | Soccer
Canada WNT edged by Japan in Olympic opener
Canada couldn't complete a second half comeback after surrendering two goals in the opening period, and as a result, opened their London 2012 campaign with a 2:1 loss to Japan in Coventry, England.

7/23/12 | Soccer
Olympic dream: Former UTEP soccer standout Kelly Parker relishes the moment in London
Kelly Parker, all 5-foot-nothing of her, has always been special, a bit unique ... simply bubbling with passion, something of a workout beast.

7/23/12 | Soccer
Passion for the pitch powers Parker
Regina is listed as Kelly Parker's birthplace on her passport - which she cheerfully presented while travelling to England for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

7/20/12 | Track
Okagbare Sets Personal-Best at Diamond League Meet
Former Miner Blessing Okagbare post personal-best at the 2012 Herculis hosted by the Samsung Diamond League in Monaco.

7/06/12 | Soccer & Track
Six Former Miners Headed To 2012 London Summer Olympics
Six former Miners will represent UTEP at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, which are schedule to be held July 27-August 12. Five former stars for the track & field program, Endurance Abinuwa (Nigeria), Mickael Hanany (France), Churandy Martina (Netherlands), Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria) and Oludamola Osayomi (Nigeria), and former soccer standout Kelly Parker (Canada) will vie for Olympic glory.

7/1/12 | Track
Miners Dominate Relays at African Championships
Endurance Abinuwa and Abiola Onakoya led Nigeria to gold finishes at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

7/1/12 | Track
21st European Athletics Championships
Former Miner Churandy Martina took two gold medals at the 21st European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland.

6/29/12 | Track
Okagbare Takes Gold at the African Championships
Former Miner Blessing Okagbare took gold in the long jump at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

6/28/12 | Track
Onakoya Qualifies for the Finals at the African Championships
Sophomore Abiola Onakoya has earned a spot in the men's 400m finals at the 18th African Senior Athletics Championships in Port Novo, Benin Republic.

6/28/12 | Soccer
Parker Named To 2012 Canadian Olympic Roster<
Former Miner player and assistant coach Kelly Parker has made the 2012 Canadian Women's Soccer Olympic Roster. She was one of 18 players tabbed to the squad, which was officially revealed by the organization Monday.

6/21/12 | Track
UTEP's Onakoya Wins Nigerian National Championship
UTEP sprinter Abiola Onakoya captured the Nigerian national title in the men's 400 meters on Thursday with a time of 45.9 seconds. The meet was held in Calabar, Cross-Rivers State of Nigeria.

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