Three Texas athletes named to U.S. Olympic Team

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - With the announcement of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Friday afternoon, three Texas individuals made the list and will travel to South Korea for the Olympics.

31-year-old Jonathan Garcia from Houston, Tx will compete in the discipline of long track speedskating in the 500 meters and team pursuit event. 

Former football player 28-year-old Sam McGuffie from Cypress, Tx was named on the USA bobsled team and will compete in the four-man event and McGuffie will also compete in the two-man bobsled and will be the individual who pushes the bobsled.

Another Texas individual will compete in bobsled is 30-year-old Justin Olsen from San Antonio, Tx. Olsen will compete in the four-man event, and the two-man event but will pilot the bobsled.

Good luck to Texas athletes competing in the Olympics.

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