Oklahoma Baptist's Ines Remersaro placed 43rd in the women's 100 backstroke Sunday in London's Olympic Games.
Remersaro, representing Uruguay, was third in her heat at 1:08.03 and did not reach the semifinal round.
Remersaro is the first female athlete from OBU to participate in an event at the Olympics. The next two will be Jamaicans Latoya Greaves and Nickeisha Wilson. Wilson runs in the 400 hurdles, which begin at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5. Greaves will run in the 100 hurdles, starting at 5:05 a.m., Monday, Aug. 6.
OBU's fourth Olympic qualifier, 4x100 relay runner Michael Rodgers, was removed from the team with a stress fracture.
OBU Olympians of the past have included 1936 silver medalist Harold Cagle in the 1600 meter relay representing USA; Pat McMahon, who was 12th for Ireland in the 1968 marathon; and Willie Rios, who represented Puerto Rico in the 1968 games in the 1500 meters.