MARQUETTE - The United States Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University was represented by six former student-athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
The last of the six athletes wrapped up competition on Tuesday. Here is how they all fared:
Former U.S. Olympic Education Center weightlifter Sarah Robles competes during women’s +75-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Sunday in London. (AP photo)
Robles fared the best out of the six former USOEC athletes, finishing in seventh overall out of 14 entrants in the women's +75-kilogram division in her first Olympic appearance. Robles scored a snatch of 120 kg and a clean and jerk of 145 kg for a 265 kg total. Zhou Lulu of China won gold with a world record total of 333 kg.
Mango finished 1-2 at 55 kg in his second Olympic appearance. Mango defeated Egypt's Abouhalima Abouhalima, 3-1, in the qualification round before falling 3-0 to silver medalist Rovshan Bayramov of Azerbaijan in the round of 16 and to bronze medalist Minglyan Semenov of Russia in a repechage match.
Ben Provisor, Greco-Roman wrestling
Provisor finished 1-1 at 74 kg in his first Olympics after topping Cuba's Alexei Bel, 3-1, in the qualification round. He lost to Georgia's Zurabi Datunashvili 3-0 in the round of 16.
Chas Betts, Greco-
Betts reached the 84 kg round of 16 via a 3-0 victory over Keitani Graham of Micronesia in the qualification round. Betts was eliminated from his first Olympics in his next match via a 3-0 loss to Cuba's Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez.
Ellis Coleman, Greco-Roman wrestling
Coleman failed to make it out of the 60 kg qualification round in his first Olympic games, losing to Bulgaria's Ivo Seraflmov Angelov, 3-1.
Justin Lester, Greco-Roman wrestling
Like Mango, Lester ran into an eventual Olympic medalist. After receiving a bye and beating Japan's Tsutomu Fujimura in the 66 kg round of 16 3-1, Lester lost to silver medalist Tamas Lorincz of Hungary, 3-1 in the quarterfinals. He then was eliminated by Germany's Frank Staebler in a repechage match, 3-0.