(WPRI) - North Kingstown's Elizabeth Beisel isn't the only Rhode Islander who qualified for the Olympics in London.
Molly Huddle, who grew up in upstate New York, now lives and trains in Providence. She qualified for the Olympics Thursday at the track and field trials in the 5000-meter run.
Fellow Providence runner Kim Smith will also compete in the Olympics for New Zealand. Smith holds six New Zealand national records for distance running and is the most decorated runner in Providence College history with four NCAA championships.
Cranston West graduate Leigh Petranoff made the finals at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in the javelin Sunday but finished eighth and did not qualify for the Olympic team.
Exeter's Laura Sogar, another accomplished swimmer who attends the University of Texas, has come close at the swim trials finishing fourth in the 200-meter breaststroke. However, she hasn't had a top two finish that would qualify her for London.
In gymnastics, Alicia Sacramone, from Winchester, Mass. and who attended Brown University, did not earn a spot on the Olympic team. She finished second on the balance beam at the trials but 11th overall.