Star Tribune sports writer Jim Souhan is covering the Olympics for WJON live every weekday morning. Today (Thursday) Souhan talked with Bob Hughes about the track and field competition, Minnesota's Viola in the diving events, and St. Cloud's Post.
St. Cloud native Alise Post qualified in 8th place in the women's BMX racing event at the Olympic games in London. She said after the race she could have raced better but could have been worse. She is seeded 4th for her semifinal heat and needs to finish 4th or higher to advance to the finals…
St. Cloud's Alise Post will finally make her Olympic debut tomorrow (Wednesday). She's competing in the BMX bike race. There will be a local viewing party tomorrow (Wednesday), and again on Friday, to watch her race live.
St. Michael's Chaz Betts was eliminated today in Greco Roman Wrestling at the London Olympics. He won 6-0 in the first round and lost 0-1, 0-2 to Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez of Cuba. He advanced to the round of 16 before being eliminated.