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Tar Heel Olympians: Team Handball Heels

Team handball is a foreign sport to many Americans, but a couple Tar Heels have actually competed in it at the Olympics.

Tar Heel Olympians: Jim Beatty, 1960

In honor of this summer’s Olympics, let’s look back at some Tar Heels who have competed in the games over the years.

UNC Track & Field: Seven Tar Heels compete at NCAA Championships

Jill Shippee’s third place finish in the women’s hammer throw highlight the Tar Heels week at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Tar Heel Firsts: The first UNC NCAA championship

Athletes in individual sports were the first to bring NCAA sanctioned titles to Chapel Hill.

Here’s a roundup of UNC’s spring sports

While we’ve been focusing on basketball, several other Tar Heel teams have been having good seasons.

The story of UNC’s first Olympic medalist

Carolina’s first Olympic medalist had quite the career on and off sporting fields.

The story of UNC’s first ever Olympian

Before any basketball player or soccer star did, Harry Williamson represented UNC on the world stage

Shalane Flanagan Finishes 10th in the Olympic Marathon

Shalane Flanagan battles strong, but fades at the end on her way to a tenth-place finish at London in the Olympic Marathon with a 2:25:51. Tiki Gelana takes the gold with an Olympic-record 2:23:07 finish.

A Brief Reminder of How Fast Shalane Flanagan Is

Is UNC Cross Country About to Get Big?

Shalane Flanagan Wins Bronze In Beijing

Sigh.

Marion Jones Cleared