California’s gold

Golden State schools top college contributions to current U.S. Olympic team

California universities clinched the top spots on a list of 11 colleges producing the most American athletes for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. More Olympians—29—are current or former students of Stanford University than any other school, according to the U.S. News and World Report. UC Berkeley is second with 16, while UCLA and the University of Southern California tied for third with 15 athletes each competing at the games. Rounding out the list are Pennsylvania State University (University Park) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, each with 13; the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oregon with 12; and Princeton University, which tied the universities of Washington and Georgia with 11 athletes.