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Tag: london olympics

July
26th

Best of luck in London to our South Sound Olympians

Adrienne Martelli

This editorial will appear in Friday’s print edition.

We do love Olympic action here in Puget Sound country. Whether the Olympic Games are held in Australia, China or Athens, the Seattle-Tacoma TV market generates ratings considerably higher than the national average.

Many of us especially look forward to cheering on our South Sound athletes. Several are on the 530-member U.S. team at the London Summer Olympics, which officially gets under way with today’s opening ceremony. Athletes with local ties include:

• Nathan Adrian, 23, of Bremerton. The 6-foot-6 swimmer finished first in the

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