(WFLA) — News Channel 8’s Paul Ryan is in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics. He wants to show you what it’s like there. He’ll be snapping photos and shooting video of the people he meets and the places he visits.

Thursday Paul went to watch the University of Tampa swimmer Jordan Augier swim his 50m freestyle heat. Augier came 45th and didn’t advance.

Jordan Augier’s message for Tampa: “Spartans for life! I love everyone… Thank you so much for the support, it has been amazing.”

Watch Paul’s interviews with Olympic athletes below-

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<< Paul Ryan interviews Tampa grad, Olympic swimmer >>

<< Tampa Bay area swimmer qualifies for semifinal race >>

<< Paul Ryan talks with Melanie Margalis >>

<< U.S. teammates become competitors when ‘Pokemon Go’ is involved >>

<< Countryside High grad thanks Tampa Bay area for support >>

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