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Two members of the Church are chasing gold medal dreams in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

Chris Fogt, a 35-year-old returned missionary from the American Falls 3rd Ward, American Falls Idaho Stake, is part of USA’s bobsled team, which competes later this week.

Jerica Tandiman, a 23-year-old member of the West Jordan 27th Ward, West Jordan Utah Stake, competed in speed skating for Team USA.

Fogt won a bronze medal in the 2014 Sochi Games and finished 22nd in the 2010 Vancouver Games. This time Fogt will hold the position of brakeman in the four-man bobsled event.

“I look forward to the sense of unity among athletes and fans at the Olympic Games,” Fogt told the Deseret News. “This will be my third Games, and each one has been on a different continent. I am always amazed at how gracious the volunteers are and how people from all over the world, from different cultures, get along. It’s fun to walk the streets and hear the different languages and see so much national pride.”

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