Tokyo Olympic Medal Winners With Texas Ties

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Benbrook's Vincent Hancock poses on the podium with his gold medal after winning the mens skeet final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Asaka Shooting Range in the Nerima district of Tokyo on July 26, 2021.
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Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, poses with the gold medal after winning the final of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Jacoby will attend the University of Texas at Austin in the fall.
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Jul 28, 2021; Tokyo, Japan; Gold medalists, from left, USA player Kelsey Plum (5), USA player Jacquelyn Young (8), USA player Stefanie Dolson (13), USA player Allisha Gray (15) during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park. Gray plays for the Dallas Wings.
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El Paso-born Lamont Jacobs holds his home country's flag as he celebrates winning the men’s 100m final for Italy during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 1, 2021. Jacobs also won gold for Italy in the men's 4x100m relay.
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Gold medalist, United States Tamyra Mensah-Stock from Katy celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women’s 68kg Freestyle wrestling at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Chiba, Japan.
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First-placed USA’s Athing Mu celebrates on the podium with the gold medal after competing in the women’s 800m event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on Aug. 4, 2021. Mu attends Texas A&M.
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Texas Longhorn Ryan Crouser holds up his gold medal on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s Shot Put on day thirteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 05, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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Team USA pose with their gold medals during the men’s casketball medal ceremony on day fifteen of the Tokyo Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on Aug. 7, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. Texas ties: Kevin Durant (Texas Longhorns), Khris Middleton (Texas A&M Aggies) and Keldon Johnson (San Antonio Spurs).
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Gold medal winners Bryce Deadmon, Michael Cherry, Michael Norman and Rai Benjamin of Team United States celebrate with their medals after the Men’s 4 x 400m Relay on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Deadmon grew up in Missouri City, TX and attended Texas A&M, he also won bronze for his part in the 4x400m mixed relay.
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Gold medalists Allyson Felix, Athing Mu, Dalilah Muhammad and Sydney McLaughlin of Team United States stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 4x400m Relay on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Mu attends Texas A&M University.
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The U.S. women’s gymnastics team (left to right) Grace McCallum, Suni Lee, Jordan Chiles and Simone Biles won silver in the Olympic team final without Simone Biles in three of the four rotations. Texas tie: Chiles moved to Spring, TX to train with Biles.
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Silver medalist team United States celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for softball at the at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. Pitchers Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott, both from Houston, were instrumental in getting Team USA to the gold medal final.
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Silver medallists (from L) USA’s Regan Smith, USA’s Lydia Jacoby, USA’s Torri Huske and USA’s Abbey Weitzeil pose with their medals after the final of the women’s 4x100m medley relay swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on August 1, 2021. Jacoby will attend the University of Texas in the fall.
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Silver Medalist Kendra Harrison of USA during the medal ceremony of the Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles on day 10 of the athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Harrison is a volunteer assistant track & field coach for the Texas Longhorns. She trains in Austin under Coach Edrick Floréal.
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Team USA silver medalist, Fred Kerley, from TExas A&M, holds up his medal on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 100-Meter on day 10 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Silver medalists Team United States poses for photographs after the medal ceremony for baseball following the gold medal game between Team United States and Team Japan on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Yokohama Baseball Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Texas ties: Scott Kazmir from Houston, Shane Baz from Tomball and Simeon Woods-Richardson from Sugar Land.
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Silver medal winners Javianne Oliver, Teahna Daniels (Texas Longhorns), Jenna Prandini and Gabrielle Thomas (Texas Longhorns) of Team United States stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 4×100-Meter Relay on day 15 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Team USA Bronze medallists (from right to left) Erika Brown, Abbey Weitzeil, Natalie Hinds, from Midland, and Simone Manuel, from Sugar Land, pose after the final of the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on July 25, 2021.
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Bronze Medalists Madelynn Ann Bernau and Brian Burrows of Team United States pose following the Trap Mixed Team Bronze Medal Match on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on July 31, 2021, in Asaka, Saitama, Japan. Burrows owns Ironwood Axe Throwing in Denton.
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USA bronze medalist Sarah Elizabeth Robles, from Houston, poses with the bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the Weightlifting – Women’s 87kg+ Group A on day 10 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo International Forum on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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USA’s Simone Biles, from Spring, TX, poses with her bronze medal during the podium ceremony of the artistic gymnastics women’s balance beam of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo on August 3, 2021.
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Team USA bronze medalist Raevyn Rogers, from Houston, poses during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 800-Meter Final on day 12 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Bronze Medalist Gabrielle Thomas of USA during the medal ceremony of the Women’s 200-Meter Final on day 12 of the athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Thomas is studying for her master's in epidemiology at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Players of United States attend the award ceremony of the Olympic Women’s Soccer gold medal match between Sweden and Canada at International Stadium Yokohama on Aug. 6, 2021, in Yokohamain, Kanagawa, Japan. Texas ties: Jane Campbell and Kristie Mewis both from Houston.
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Australia poses for photos on the podium with their bronze medals after beating Slovenia during the Men’s Basketball bronze medal game at the 2020 Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Josh Green of the Dallas Mavericks played for his home country.
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First placed USA’s players pose for pictures with their gold medals after the medal ceremony for the women’s basketball competition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 8, 2021. Texas ties: Texas Longhorn Ariel Atkins from Duncanville and Brittney Griner from Houston who attended Baylor University.
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layers of Team United States react as they receive their Gold Medals during the Victory Ceremony following the Women’s Gold Medal Volleyball match between Brazil and United States on day sixteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Coppel's Chiaka Ogbogu who went to the University of Texas at Austin is bringing home a gold medal.
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