A listing of LSU student-athletes who won Olympic medals before, during or after representing the Tigers in collegiate competition.
A total of 30 Olympic medals have been captured by 24 student-athlete spanning 12 Olympic Games.
Among these, track stars Richard Thompson (3), Glenn "Slats" Harbin (2), Derrick Brew (2); along with women's basketball All-Americans Seimone Augustus (2) and Sylvia Fowles (2) are multiple medal winners.
LSU's Olympic Medalists
NOTE: Athletes represented the USA unless otherwise noted. Coaches, trainers and other staff do not receive Olympic medals.
15 Gold | 8 Silver | 7 Bronze
|Year||Name (Country)||Medal||Sport (Event)||Location|
|1932||Glenn "Slats" Hardin||Silver||Track (400 Hurdles)||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|1936||Glenn "Slats" Hardin||Gold||Track (400 Hurdles)||Berlin, Germany|
|1964||Dick Davies||Gold||Men's Basketball (Guard)||Tokyo, Japan|
|1976||Pam Jiles *||Silver||Track (4x400 Relay)||Montreal, Canada|
|1984||Rose Magers||Silver||Women's Volleyball (Middle Blocker)||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|Joe Atiyeh ** (Syria)||Silver||Wrestling (100 kg)|
|1988||Ben McDonald||Gold||Baseball (Pitcher)||Seoul, South Korea|
|Sheila Echols||Gold||Track (4x100 Relay)||Seoul, South Korea|
|1992||Esther Jones||Gold||Track (4x100 Relay)||Barcelona, Spain|
|Kevin Jackson||Gold||Wrestling (82 kg)||Barcelona, Spain|
|1996||Warren Morris||Bronze||Baseball (Infield)||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Jason Williams||Bronze||Baseball (Infield)||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Shaquille O'Neal||Gold||Men's Basketball (Center)||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Glenroy Gilbert (Canada)||Gold||Track (4x100 Relay)||Atlanta, Ga.|
|2000||Kurt Ainsworth||Gold||Baseball (Pitcher)||Sydney, Australia|
|2004||Derrick Brew||Gold||Track (4x400 Relay)||Athens, Greece|
|Bronze||Track (400 Meters)||Athens, Greece|
|Nadia Davy (Jamaica)||Bronze||Track (4x400 Relay)||Athens, Greece|
|John Moffitt||Silver||Track (Long Jump)||Athens, Greece|
|Ronetta Smith (Jamaica)||Bronze||Track (4x400 Relay)||Athens, Greece|
|Kelly Willie||Gold||Track (4x400 Relay)||Athens, Greece|
|2008||Seimone Augustus||Gold||Women's Basketball (Guard)||Beijing, China|
|Sylvia Fowles||Gold||Women's Basketball (Center)||Beijing, China|
(Trinidad & Tobago)
|Silver||Track (100 Meters)||Beijing, China|
|Silver||Track (4x100 Relay)||Beijing, China|
|2012||Samantha Henry-Robinson (Jamaica)||Silver||Track (4x100 Relay)||London, England|
|Ade Alleyne-Forte (Trinidad & Tobago)||Bronze||Track (4x400 Relay)||London, England|
(Trinidad & Tobago)
|Bronze||Track (4x100 Relay)||London, England|
|Seimone Augustus||Gold||Women's Basketball (Guard)||London, England|
|Sylvia Fowles||Gold||Women's Basketball (Center)||London, England|
* won medal prior to attending/running at LSU
** first medalists in his country's history.