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How Arizona Athletes Did In The Tokyo Olympics

By KJZZ News
Published: Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:46pm
Updated: Monday, August 9, 2021 - 3:38pm

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Olympians at the Olympic Village in Tokyo, Japan, in July 2021.

The Grand Canyon State was well-represented in Tokyo this year. Here's how Arizona athletes finished at the Olympics Games.

Abdi Abdirahman 

Abdi Abdirahman of Tucson finished 41st in the men's marathon.

Maceo Brown

Maceo Brown, of Tempe, is a member of the men's rugby team that placed sixth.

Jade Carey

Jade Carey, of Phoenix, earned a gold medal in the women's gymnastics floor exercise with a routine that included six twists and nine flips. She placed eighth in the individual vault; eighth in the individual all-around artistic gymnastics event; 12th in uneven bars; and 41st in balance beam.

Will Claye

Will Claye, of Phoenix, placed fourth in the men's triple jump final.

Jagger Eaton

Jagger Eaton, of Mesa, earned a bronze medal in the men's street skateboarding event.

Brady Ellison

Brady Ellison, of Globe, placed eighth in men’s individual archery. He placed seventh in the men's team event and ninth in the mixed team event. 

Julie Ertz

Julie Ertz, of Mesa, is a member of the women's soccer team that won a bronze medal.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Bethanie Mattek-Sands, of Phoenix, placed fifth in women's doubles tennis and ninth in mixed doubles.

Kayla Miracle

Kayla Miracle, of Phoenix, lost her match in the women's freestyle 62kg 1/8 final for wrestling, knocking her out of the competition.

Brandon McNulty

Brandon McNulty, of Phoenix, placed sixth in the men's road race cycling event and 24th in the men's individual time trial.

Delaney Schnell 

Delaney Schnell, of Tucson, earned a silver medal in women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving and placed fifth in the women's 10-meter platform diving final.

Corben Sharrah

Corben Sharrah, of Tucson, placed eighth in the semifinals of the men's BMX racing event.

MyKayla Skinner

MyKayla Skinner, of Gilbert, earned a silver medal in the women's vault. Skinner placed 11th in the artistic individual all-around artistic gymnastics event; 14th in floor; 27th in balance beam; and 31st in uneven bars.

Alana Smith

Alana Smith, of Mesa, came in last in the women's skateboarding street event, failing to qualify for the next event.

Sarah Sponcil

Sarah Sponcil, of Phoenix, and her teammate, Kelly Claes, were knocked out of the women's beach volleyball competition after a loss to a team from Canada.

Brett Thompson

Brett Thompson, of Tempe, is a member of the men's rugby team that placed sixth.

Aliphine Tuliamuk

Aliphine Tuliamuk, of Flagstaff, failed to finish the women's marathon final, dropping out at the 20km mark due to problems with her hip.

Jamie Westbrook

Jamie Westbrook, of Chandler, is a member of the baseball team that won a silver medal.

Check back for more results as the Olympics continue.

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