Countdown to the 2012 Games

356 — All-time medals won by Ivy League athletes at the Summer Games

147 —  Gold medals won by Ivy League athletes at the Summer Games

116 — Silver medals won by Ivy League athletes at the Summer Games

93 — Bronze medals won by Ivy League athletes at the Summer Games

48 — Ivy League athletes who are headed to the London Games

44 — Ivy League alumni competing in the 2012 London Games

31 — Medals won by Ivy League athletes (12 Gold, 10 Silver and nine Bronze) at the 1900 Paris Games, the most by the Ivies at one Summer Games

25 — Consecutive Summer Games in which an Ivy athlete has claimed a silver medal (1896/Athens)

22 — Ivy League athletes headed to the 2012 London Games to compete in men’s and women’s rowing events

16 — Gold Medals won by Ivy League athletes at the 1924 Paris Games, the most by the Ivies at one Summer Games

14 — Medals won by Ivy League athletes at the 2008 Beijing Games (five Gold, seven Silver and 2 Bronze)

13 — Rank that the Ivy League’s 356 medals would place amongst individual countries (complete country rankings)

12 — Silver Medals won by Ivy League athletes at the 1976 Montreal Games, the most by the Ivies at one Summer Games

11 — Countries that will be represented by Ivy League athletes in 2012

11 — Consecutive Summer Games in which an Ivy League athlete has won a bronze medal (1964/Tokyo Games)

10 — Combined gold medals won by Ivy athletes as the last four Summer Games, dating back to the 1996 Atlanta Games

9 — Bronze Medals won by Ivy League athletes at the 1900 Paris & 1932 Los Angeles Games, the most by the Ivies at one Summer Games

8 — Ivy League schools who are sending at least two Ivy student-athletes or alums to the 2012 London Games, covering each of the League’s institutions

7 — Consecutive Summer Games in which an Ivy League athlete has claimed a gold medal (1984/Los Angeles)

6 — Current Ivy League student-athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympics (Nzingha Prescod, Columbia ’15, Fencing, USA; Temi Fagbenle, Harvard ’15, women’s basketball, Great Britain; Michelle Cesan, Princeton ’14, field hockey, USA; Julia Reinprecht, Princeton ’14, field hockey, USA; Katie Reinprecht, Princeton ’13, field hockey, USA; Susannah Scanlan, Princeton ’14, fencing, USA)

5 — Olympic coaches who are current head or assistant coaches at Ivy League schools

4 — Alums from four different Ivy League schools that will comprise the U.S. Lightweight Men’s Four boat, including Princeton’s Robin Prendes (2011), Columbia’s Nick LaCava (2009), Harvard’s Will Newell (2011) and Dartmouth’s Anthony Fahden (2008)

3A gold medal for an Ivy League athlete in 2012 would give the League gold in each of the three Summer Olympic Games held in London (1908, 1948, 2012)

2 — Ivy League basketball players headed to London, marking the first time the League will have a presence in men’s and women’s basketball at the same Games (Harvard’s Temi Fagbenle ’15, Great Britain women’s basketball & Penn’s Koko Archibong ’03, Nigeria men’s basketball)

1 — Ivy League athlete representing the host country, as Harvard sophomore Temi Fagbenle is a member of Great Britain’s women’s basketball team

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