Olympians of Mixed Heritage

Summer Olympics 2012

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BASKETBALL

Carmelo Anthony (Puerto Rican/African-American) [American]

Elizabeth Cambage (European Australian / Nigerian) [Australia ]

Carlos Delfino (Argentine/Italian) [Argentine/Italian]

Andre Iguodala (African-American, Nigerian) [American]

Tony Parker (African-American / Dutch) [French]

Pablo Prigioni (Argentine/Italian) [Argentine/Italian]

Diana Taurasi (Argentine/Italian) [American]

Anderson Varejao [Brazilian]

Deron Williams (African-American and European-American) [American]

CANOE/KAYAK

Johny Akinyemi (English / Nigerian) [British]

DIVING

Laura Sanchez (Spanish / Native Mexica) [Mexican]

GYMNASTICS

Marcel Nguyen (Vietnamese/German) [German]

Kyla Ross (Japanese, African American, Filipino, Puerto Rican) [American]

FENCING

Alexander Massialas (Greek / Chinese) [American]

HAMMER THROW

Koji Murofushi (Japanese/Romanian) [Japanese]

SWIMMING

Nathan Adrian (Chinese / European American) [American]

Maritaz Correia (African / Puerto Rican) [American]

Natalie Coughlin (Irish / Philipino) [American]

Anthony Ervin (African American, American Indian / Jewish) [American]

Ranomi Kromowidjojo (Javanese Surinamese/Dutch) [Dutch]

Lia Neal (African American/Chinese) [American]

TAEKWONDO

Paige McPherson (African-American / Filipino) [American]

TRACK & FIELD

Sarah Attar (Saudi / European American) [Saudi/American]

Matthew Centrowitz, Jr (Guyanese / European American) [American]

Ashton Eaton (African American/Caucasian) [American]

Jessica Ennis (English / Jamaican) [British]

Lolo Jones (French, African-American, Native American and Norwegian) [American]

Leo Manzano (Spanish / Mexica) [American]

Andrew Osagie (English / Nigerian) [British]

Felix Sanchez (Spanish / African-Dominican) [Dominican]

VOLLEYBALL

Lindsey Berg (Hawaiian-Chinese-Portuguese / Lithuanian) [American]

David McKienzie (Filipina / European-American) [American]

Tamari Miyashiro (Japanese, Chinese, Hawaiian, Irish, German) [American]

WRESTLING

Clarissa Chun (Chinese / Japanese) [American]

Notes:

Hapa

Winter Olympics

Hockey

African American

Kudos / Credits / Thanks

DailyMultiracial for Kyla Ross, Lolo Jones

Steve F. Riley for Anthony Ervin and Maritaz Correia

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