DC-area athletes compete in Rio Olympics: Events and results

While the Olympic Games are a global event, some of its 2016 participants were from the District's own backyard.

WASHINGTON — While the Olympic Games are a global event, some of its participants are from the District’s own backyard.

Athletes from around the D.C. region competed in the 2016 Summer Games. Find out where these athletes are from, what events they competed in, and all the results below.

ATHLETE: Matthew Centrowitz
HOMETOWN: Annapolis, Maryland
RESULTS: Track and field (1,500 meters) — gold medalist

ATHLETE: Jack Conger
HOMETOWN: Rockville, Maryland
RESULTS: Men’s 4x200m freestyle relay — swam relay’s fastest split in prelims at 1:45.73 but did not swim in finals (Editor’s note: Michael Phelps; Ryan Lochte; Townley Haas; Conor Dwyer swam in the finals and earned the gold medal in this event)

ATHLETE: Kevin Durant
HOMETOWN: Washington, D.C.
RESULTS: Men’s basketball — gold medalist

ATHLETE: Carmen Farmer
HOMETOWN: Richmond, Virginia
RESULTS: USA women’s rugby — 5th place final

ATHLETE: Townley Haas
HOMETOWN: Henrico, Virginia

  • Men’s 200m freestyle — placed 5th
  • Men’s 4x200m freestyle relay — gold medalist

ATHLETE: Kat Holmes
HOMETOWN: Washington, D.C.

  • Lost 5-4 in fencing (individual epee) match against Erika Kirpu of Estonia; finished 25th
  • Team USA finished 5th place in women’s team epee against South Korea

ATHLETE: Chase Kalisz
HOMETOWN: Bel Air, Maryland
RESULTS: Men’s 400 individual medley — silver medalist

ATHLETE: Lauren Kieffer
HOMETOWN: Middleburg, Virginia
RESULTS: Equestrian eventing (individual) — no medal won

ATHLETE: Lucas Kozeniesky
HOMETOWN: Fairfax, Virginia
RESULTS: Men’s 10m air rifle —  placed 21st

ATHLETE: Ali Krieger
HOMETOWN: Dumfries, Virginia
RESULTS: Women’s soccer — Team USA eliminated from quarterfinals by Sweden on Friday, Aug. 12.

ATHLETE: Denis Kudla
HOMETOWN: Arlington, Virginia
RESULTS: Men’s tennis singles — No medal won

ATHLETE: Katie Ledecky
HOMETOWN: Bethesda, Maryland

  • Women’s 4x100m freestyle relay — silver medalist
  • Women’s 800m freestyle — gold medalist
  • Women’s 400m freestyle — gold medalist
  • Women’s 200m freestyle — gold medalist
  • Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay– gold medalist

ATHLETE: Helen Maroulis
HOMETOWN: Rocky Point, Maryland
RESULTS: Freestyle wrestling 53 kg —  gold medalist

ATHLETE: Angel McCoughtry
HOMETOWN: Baltimore, Maryland
RESULTS: Women’s basketball — gold medalist for Team USA 

ATHLETE: Matt Miller
HOMETOWN: Springfield, Virginia
RESULTS: Rowing (men’s 4) — Team USA placed 7th

ATHLETE: Joe Morris
HOMETOWN: Annapolis, Maryland
RESULTS: Sailing — No medal won

ATHLETE: Ashley Nee
HOMETOWN: Darnestown, Maryland
Canoe kayak (K1slalom) — placed 14th

ATHLETE: Michael Phelps
HOMETOWN: Towson, Maryland

  • Men’s 4x100m freestyle relay — gold medalist
  • Men’s 200m butterfly — gold medalist
  • Men’s 4x200m freestyle relay — gold medalist
  • Men’s 200m individual medley — gold medalist
  • Men’s 100m butterfly — silver medalist
  • Men’s 4x100m medley relay — gold medalist

ATHLETE: Reid Priddy
HOMETOWN: Richmond, Virginia
RESULTS: Men’s indoor volleyball — Team USA lost to Italy in the semifinals; won bronze medal match against Russia on Sunday, Aug. 21.

ATHLETE: Gary Antuanne Russell
HOMETOWN: Capitol Heights, Maryland
OLYMPIC EVENTS: Boxing (light welterweight 64 kg)

  • Preliminaries Round of 32  —  win
  • Preliminaries Round of 16 — win
  • Quarterfinals — loss

ATHLETE: Aaron Russell
HOMETOWN: Ellicott City, Maryland
RESULTS: Men’s indoor volleyball — Team USA lost to Italy in the semifinals; won bronze medal match against Russia on Sunday, Aug. 21.

ATHLETE: Kyle Snyder
HOMETOWN: Woodbine, Maryland
RESULTS: Men’s freestyle wrestling (97 kg) — gold medalist

ATHLETE: Ginny Thrasher
HOMETOWN: Springfield, Virginia

  • 10 m air rifle — gold medalist
  • 50 m three position — Rank 11

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