Keep track of all the athletes with local ties who competed in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
With the 2016 Summer Olympics coming to a close on Sunday, it’s a good time to look back at how local athletes fared. Over the course of the Rio Games, athletes with ties to the state of Washington accumulated 14 total medals, seven of which were gold.
Leading the way was Bremerton native Nathan Adrian, who won four medals, including two gold. Basketball also proved successful, as Storm players Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird led the U.S. women’s team to gold, while former WSU star Klay Thompson helped the U.S. men’s team to victory. The final gold medals came in rowing, where former UW Huskies Kerry Simmonds and Katelin Snyder helped the U.S. women’s eight finish first.
All told, 45 athletes with ties to Washington competed, representing nine countries and competing in 15 different sports in Rio. You can see how they all did in the tracker below, which was updated daily throughout the Olympics with the latest results for local athletes. You can also find our complete coverage of the Olympics here.