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 Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

The Olympic Dream with Mo Hamza

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

PODCAST | September 13

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Brad Snyder before the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

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Brad Snyder, Ph.D. candidate at Princeton, wins Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

SPORTS | August 28

Ed Trippas ’22 (left) and Sondre Guttormsen ’23 (right) each competed in the Tokyo Olympics.
Courtesy of Beverly Schafer (left) / GoPrincetonTigers.com and Kristin Guttormsen (right)

After competing in Tokyo, Trippas ’22 and Guttormsen ’23 look ahead to season

Two members of the Princeton men’s track and field team represented their home countries in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Ed Trippas, a rising senior, competed for Australia in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Sondre Guttormsen, a rising junior, competed for Norway in pole vault. Neither athlete advanced to the finals, but both are set to return to campus this fall.

Two members of the Princeton men’s track and field team represented their home countries in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Ed Trippas, a rising senior, competed for Australia in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Sondre Guttormsen, a rising junior, competed for Norway in pole vault. Neither athlete advanced to the finals, but both are set to return to campus this fall.

SPORTS | August 20

Tom George ’18 rowing for Princeton in 2017.
Courtesy of Beverly Schaefer / GoPrincetonTigers.com

Three Tigers compete in men’s eight rowing final, Tom George ’18 wins bronze

George’s triumph means that Princeton now has 22 rowing Olympic medals all-time, including two bronze medals in Tokyo 2020 (Fred Vystavel ’16 earned his medal earlier this week).

George’s triumph means that Princeton now has 22 rowing Olympic medals all-time, including two bronze medals in Tokyo 2020 (Fred Vystavel ’16 earned his medal earlier this week).

SPORTS | July 30

Fred Vystavel ’16 (left) and his partner Joachim Sutton
Photo via goprincetontigers.com

Fred Vystavel ’16 wins bronze for Denmark in men’s pair rowing

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

SPORTS | July 29

Beverly Schaefer via GoPrincetonTigers.com

Mohamed Hamza ’23 finishes seventh in men’s foil at the Olympics

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

SPORTS | July 26

Shea Rowing Center glows brilliantly at midnight along Lake Carnegie. 
Justin Cai / The Daily Princetonian

Despite late start, Princeton rowing teams eye national championship

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that most sports teams have not competed in the past year. On April 24, rowing became the first sport to compete since campus closed last March. Now, the teams have their eyes set on competing in the national championship. 

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that most sports teams have not competed in the past year. On April 24, rowing became the first sport to compete since campus closed last March. Now, the teams have their eyes set on competing in the national championship.  

SPORTS | May 6

Courtesy of GoPrincetonTigers.com

On Tap with lacrosse player Marquez White ’24

The Daily Princetonian caught up with Marquez White, a first-year on the men’s lacrosse team, during his 2020 indoor season, to discuss his high school lacrosse career, recruiting process, and unusual pre-game ritual.

The Daily Princetonian caught up with Marquez White, a first-year on the men’s lacrosse team, during his 2020 indoor season, to discuss his high school lacrosse career, recruiting process, and unusual pre-game ritual. 

SPORTS | May 2