Eight Athletes with Brown ties to Compete in 2004 Summer Olympic Games

Aug. 4, 2004

PROVIDENCE, RI - Eight former Brown University Athletes will represent their respective countries later this month when they compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games later this month in Athens, Greece. The athletes represent four sports, two countries, and range from the class of 1991-2005. In addition, Siri Lindley '91, a former Brown field hockey/lacrosse/ice hockey player and world champion tri-athlete, will be an NBC commentator for the triathlon and field hockey. Former Brown wrestlers Jimmy Pedro '94 and Alex Ottiano "98 will represent the United States in the Judo events. Pedro will compete in the lightweight division, while Ottiano will compete in the half lightweight division. Rowers J. Sloan DuRoss '99 and Ben Holbrook '97 will row for the United States Men's Team, while Liane Malcos '00 will row for the United States Women's Team. DuRoss and Holbrook are both a part of the men's quadruple skulls, while Malcos is a spare for the women's team. Katie McDowell '98 and Kevin Hall '91 will both represent the United States in the sailing events. McDowell is the skipper for the Women's 470, while Hall will be competing in the Men's Finn. Lastly, Dawn Chuck '02 will represent Jamaica in swimming. A veteran of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Chuck will most likely swim the freestyle events.