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The states that sent the most Olympians to the Summer Games

 

Last updated 8/6/2021 at 2:32pm

Xander Schauffele, San Diego-born and raised, holds his gold medal won in men's golf at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Aug. 1, in Kawagoe, Japan. AP Photo/Andy Wong

Derick Moore

Special to the Village

Team USA sent 613 athletes from 46 states to this summer's 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which were postponed a year due to the pandemic.

California, the most populous state, sendt the most (126), but Colorado sent more per capita (5.9 per million).

The full roster of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team shows athletes by state, including their name, sport, hometown and event(s), https://www.teamusa.org/tokyo-2020-olympic-games/meet-team-usa/athletes.

Competition (some baseball and soccer games) began on July 21, before the opening ceremony on July 23. The clos...



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