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A list of Florida athletes who competed Monday:

RUTHIE BOLTON

FLORIDA TIE: Lives in Gainesville.

EVENT: Women's basketball.

RESULTS: Scored 15 points in the United States' 105-64 quarterfinal win over South Korea.

SCOTT DONIE

FLORIDA TIE: Trains with Miami Diving.

EVENT: Men's springboard.

RESULTS: Finished fourth in the final.

DOMINIQUE MOCEANU

FLORIDA TIE: Trained at LaFleur's Gymnastics in Tampa for three years (1988-91).

EVENT: Women's gymnastics individual _ balance beam, floor exercise.

RESULTS: Finished sixth on the beam after falling while trying to complete three aerial back handsprings. Finished fourth on the floor.

DOT RICHARDSON

FLORIDA TIE: Grew up in Orlando.

EVENT: Softball.

RESULTS: Was 1-for-5 and scored the winning run in the United States' 1-0 win in 10 innings over China.

MONICA SELES

FLORIDA TIE: Attended Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy; lives and trains in Sarasota.

EVENT: Tennis, women's singles.

RESULTS: Lost 7-5, 3-6, 8-6 to Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals.

MARY JOE FERNANDEZ

FLORIDA TIE: Graduate of the Carrollton School in Miami; lives in Miami.

EVENT: Tennis, women's singles.

RESULTS: Defeated Spain's Conchita Martinez 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.

KIM BATTEN

FLORIDA TIE: Florida State graduate.

EVENT: Women's 400-meter hurdles.

RESULTS: Finished first in her heat in 53.65 in the first round.

VICTORIA HERAZO

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown in West Palm Beach.

EVENT: Women's 10K walk.

RESULTS: Disqualified.

JEARL MILES

FLORIDA TIE: Born in Gainesville; trains at University of Florida.

EVENT: Track, women's 400.

RESULTS: Finished fifth in 49.55.

KEVIN BURNHAM

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown is Coral Gables; sails out of Key Biscayne Yacht Club.

EVENT: Yachting-470.

RESULTS: Teamed with Morgan Reeser to finish fourth, moving into sixth overall.

MIKE GEBHARDT

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown in Fort Pierce; sails out of Fort Walton Yacht Club.

EVENT: Yachting-Men's Mistral.

RESULTS: Finished sixth.

MORGAN REESER

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown is Fort Lauderdale; sails out of Key Biscayne Yacht Club.

EVENT: Yachting-470.

RESULTS: Teamed with Burnham and moved into sixth overall after finishing fourth.

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