5 Tampa Bay Olympic athletes bring home medals from Tokyo

Tokyo 2020

Sisters Jessica Korda, left, and Nelly Korda ham it up before the start of the first round for the LPGA golf tournament at Golden in Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club, Thursday, March 4, 2021, in Ocala, Fla. (Cyndi Chambers/in Ocala Star-Banner via AP)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Bay was well-represented the past couple of weeks in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

If you are wondering who the athletes are with ties to the Tampa Bay area and how they did in the Tokyo Olympics, we have you covered:

Nelly Korda – Golf

Jessica Korda – Golf

  • Competition times: Friday, Aug. 6 – Finishes 15th in Women’s Golf Individual Tournament
  • Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida
  • Hometown: Bradenton, Florida
  • Current residence: Bradenton, Florida

Bobby Finke – Swimming

Mary Tucker – Shooting

Trayvon Bromell – Track and Field

Erriyon Knighton – Track and Field

Anastasija Zolotic – Taekwondo

  • Competition time: Sunday, July 25 Wins gold medal
  • Birthplace: Largo, Florida
  • Hometown: Largo, Florida
  • Current residence: Largo, Florida

Emma Weyant – Swimming

Clark Dean – Rowing

  • Competition times: Saturday, July 24 – Finished second | Wednesday, July 27 – Finished fifth in Men’s Four Final A
  • Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida
  • Hometown: Sarasota, Florida
  • Current residence: Oakland, California

Ben Davison – Rowing

  • Competition times: Wednesday, July 27 – Placed third in Men’s Eight Repechage | July 29 – Fourth place in Men’s Eight
  • Birthplace: Durham, England
  • Hometown: Inverness, Florida
  • Current residence: Oakland, California

Paige Railey – Sailing

  • Competition times: Saturday, July 24 – Advancing forward in Women’s Laser Radial | Thursday, July 27, finished 36th, 36th and 39th in Laser Radial | Friday July 28 finished 37th
  • Birthplace: Clearwater, Florida
  • Hometown: Clearwater, Florida
  • Current residence: Clearwater, Florida

Austin Krajicek – Tennis

Alev Kelter – Rugby

Jake Ilardi – Skateboarding

  • Competition time: Saturday, July 24 – Fell out of Top 8, won’t advance
  • Birthplace: Osprey, Florida
  • Hometown: Osprey, Florida
  • Current residence: Sarasota, Florida

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