Here are the 20 Minnesotans in the Winter Olympics

The games begin this week in South Korea.

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea begin this week and Minnesota will be about as well represented as any state in USA. 

According to The Hill's Reid Wilson, Minnesota ranks third among U.S. states with 20 athletes in the winter games. Only Colorado (31) and California (22) have more. 

The 20 from Minnesota

Here they are, listed in alphabetical order. 

  1. Will Borgen – Moorhead – hockey
  2. Hannah Brandt – Vadnis Heights – hockey
  3. Dani Cameranesi – Plymouth – hockey
  4. Cory Christianson – Duluth – curling
  5. Tyler George – Duluth – curling
  6. Aileen Geving – Duluth – curling
  7. Jessie Diggins – Afton – cross-country skiing
  8. Rosie Frankowski – Minneapolis – cross-country skiing
  9. Annie Hart – Stillwater – cross-country skiing
  10. John Landsteiner – Duluth – curling
  11. Gigi Marvin – Warroad – hockey
  12. Sidney Morin – Minnetonka – hockey
  13. Leif Nordgren – Marine – biathalon
  14. Kelly Pannek – Plymouth – hockey
  15. Tabitha Peterson – St. Paul – curling
  16. Joe Polo – Duluth – curling
  17. Maddie Rooney – Andover – hockey
  18. Lee Stecklein – Roseville – hockey
  19. Ryan Stoa – Bloomington – hockey
  20. Lindsey Vonn – St. Paul – alpine skiing

Here's how many Minnesotans are participating by competition:

  • Women's hockey: 7
  • Women's curling: 3
  • Men's curling: 3
  • Women's cross-country skiing: 3
  • Men's hockey: 2
  • Biathalon: 1
  • Alpine skiing: 1

How to watch the Olympics

There's a massive time difference from the United States to South Korea, so catching Friday's Opening Ceremony live means you'll have to be awake from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. local time. 

The Olympics actually begin on Thursday, a day before the Opening Ceremony, and they run through Sunday, Feb. 25. 

NBC Universal (NBC, NBCSN, etc.) will have complete coverage. Check out detailed TV listings at Detailed TV listings at

You can also watch online at or via the NBC Sports app

We recommend following the full events calendar right here to see when your favorite sports are scheduled. 

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