TOKYO, JAPAN (WDVM) – With the Olympics fully underway; local athletes from our area have already made their marks on Day 2.
In swimming, the first Gold Medal won by the U.S.A team, is awarded to Bel Air, Maryland native Chase Kalisz. Chase set the mark for the U.S swim team, winning the final in the 400-meter individual medley. Kalisz won with a time of 4:09.42.
Arlington, Virginia native, Torri Huske, was as close as you can get to the medals in the 100-meter butterfly; but finished fourth with a time of 55.73.
Bethesda, Maryland native, Andrew Wilson, finished seventh in the 100m breaststroke, with a time of 58.99.
In the biggest news of the night; Bethesda, Maryland native, Katie Ledecky, is upset in the 400-meter women’s freestyle, picking up the Silver medal, as Australia’s Ariarne Titmus finishes ahead of the reigning champ with a time of 3:56.69. Ledecky finished with a time of 3:57.36.
This post will be updated.