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How are local athletes performing at the Olympics?

Here's when you can expect to see the five athletes from the D.C. area — and a sixth from west of Richmond — compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

WASHINGTON — Five D.C.-area athletes — and another from west of Richmond, Virginia — are competing in the 2018 Winter Games. Here are the Olympians, where they’re from and what events they’re competing in. Check back regularly to see how they fare in Pyeongchang!

Note: All listed dates and times are EST.

ATHLETE: Hakeem Abdul-Saboor

HOMETOWN: Powhatan, Virginia

EVENTS: Bobsled

Two-man bobsled Heats 1-2 — Sunday, Feb. 18 at 6:05 a.m.

Two-man bobsled Heats 3-4 — Monday, Feb. 19 at 6:15 a.m.

Four-man bobsled Heats 1-2 — Friday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Four-man bobsled Heats 3-4 — Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

ATHLETE: Maame Biney 

HOMETOWN: Reston, Virginia

EVENTS: Short-track speedskating

Finished 4th in women’s Quarterfinal 3 

Finished sixth in her qualifying heat of the Women’s 1500 meter race. Did not advance.

ATHLETE: Ashley Caldwell

HOMETOWN: Ashburn, Virginia

EVENTS: Freestyle skiing

Women’s aerials qualifying — Caldwell came up short in her second jump and failed to qualify for the final.

ATHLETE: Thomas Hong

HOMETOWN: Laurel, Maryland

EVENTS: Short-track speedskating

5000-meter relay — 3rd place in Heat 2

5000-meter relay Final B — Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8:52 p.m.

ATHLETE: Garrett Roe

HOMETOWN: Vienna, Virginia

EVENTS: Men’s hockey

Men’s Group B Preliminary Round (vs. Slovenia) — U.S. 2, Slovenia 3 (OT)

Men’s Group B Preliminary Round (vs. Slovakia) — U.S. 2, Slovakia 1

Men’s Group B Preliminary Round (vs. Russia) — Russia 4, U.S. 0

Men’s quarterfinal playoffs (vs. TBA) — Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 2:40 a.m.

ATHLETE: Haley Skarupa

HOMETOWN: Rockville, Maryland

EVENTS: Women’s hockey

Women’s Group A Preliminary Round (vs. Finland) — Sunday, Feb. 11: U.S. 3, Finland 1

Women’s Group A Preliminary Round (vs. Russia) — Tuesday, Feb. 13: U.S. 5, Russia 0

Women’s Group A Preliminary Round (vs. Canada) — Thursday, Feb. 15 U.S. 1, Canada 2

Women’s Semifinals — TBD

Listen to a conversation with WTOP’s own Tim Murray, who is in Pyeongchang to call both men’s and women’s ice hockey for Westwood One.

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