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Gov. Malloy And Lt. Gov. Wyman Congratulate Connecticut Athletes Competing In The 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Eight Connecticut Athletes Will Compete on Team USA

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are congratulating the Connecticut athletes who are set to represent the United States in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

“We are incredibly proud to have a group of talented, powerful, and determined athletes from Connecticut representing our nation on an international stage in one of the most prominent sporting events in the world,” Governor Malloy said. “Although the games might be taking place on the other side of the globe, you can bet that there will be a vocal contingent of supporters in Connecticut cheering on our hometown stars. We congratulate all of the athletes on their impressive accomplishments and wish them the best of luck in the coming days.”

“These athletes have shown amazing commitment and dedication to their sports – Connecticut couldn’t be prouder of them,” Lt. Governor Wyman said. “It’s a lot of responsibility to represent your nation overseas, but we know they will do a great job and enjoy the adventure. We are rooting for all of them and look forward to welcoming them home.”

Connecticut athletes competing in the XXIII Olympic Winter Games include:

Figure Skating
Zach Donohue (Madison)

Freestyle Skiing
Mac Bohonnon (Madison)
Kiley McKinnon (Madison)

Ice Hockey
Mark Arcobello (Milford)

Emily Sweeney (Suffield)
Tucker West (Ridgefield)

Lindsey Jacobellis (Roxbury)
Julia Marino (Westport)

For more information on the 2018 U.S. Olympic team, visit the Team USA website.


Juliet Manalan
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