FowlesCongratulations to the 19 Florida Olympians who won a total of 24 medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The U.S. led the medal count with 112. Below are the updated results of the 40 Florida athletes competing in the Games.

Floridians earned 14 gold medals, eight silver and two bronze medals. Florida swimmers won six gold medals and track and field athletes won four golds. Following is a breakdown of medals won by Florida athletes.

GOLD
Tianna Bartoletta, Track and Field (2); Caeleb Dressel, Swimming (2); Sylvia Fowles, Basketball (pictured above); Arman Hall, Track and Field; Ashleigh Johnson, Water Polo; Ryan Lochte, Swimming; Melanie Margalis, Swimming; Tony McQuay, Track and Field; Ryan Murphy, Swimming (2); Brianna Rollins, Track and Field; Katelin Snyder, Rowing

SILVER
Kent Farrington Equestrian (2); Justin Gatlin, Track and Field; Jake Kaminski, Archery; Danell Leyva, Gymnastics; Jenny Simpson, Track and Field; Venus Williams, Tennis

BRONZE: Foluke Akinradewo, Indoor Volleyball; Allison Brock, Equestrian

More than 10,500 athletes from 206 nations are participated in 28 sports of the 2016 Olympic Games. The 40 athletes representing Florida is second highest total from the 46 states represented. California led the way with 125.

Highlighting the roster of 40 athletes are five Floridians who have competed in the Sunshine State Games, the state’s Olympic-style Sports Festival for amateur athletes of all ages.

Miami native and gold medalist, Ashleigh Johnson, participated in Sunshine State Games for 10 years as a member of the Riptides Water Polo team. Johnson is the Team USA goalkeeper.

Daytona Beach native Ryan Lochte is now a 12-time Olympic medalist competing in his fourth Olympic Games, after winning a 4×200 freestyle relay gold. Jake Kaminski, who currently resides in the Gainesville area, won a silver medal in Team Archery.

Miami’s Angelica Delgado, who was the top Senior Female in the 2006 Sunshine State Games, did not advance into the medal round of Judo competition. Perry Baker, who played for Daytona Beach Rugby in the 2010 SSG, was a member of the U.S. Rugby team that finished ninth.

Florida’s 40 Olympians competing in the 2016 Olympic Games (as of August 21)

Listed Alphabetically

Foluke Akinradewo, Indoor Volleyball, Ft. Lauderdale (St. Thomas Aquinas High School)
U.S. team won Bronze medal

Perry Baker, Rugby, Daytona Beach (Spruce Creek High School)
USA finished in 9th Place

Tianna Bartoletta, Track and Field, Tampa
Gold Medals: Long Jump, 4X100 Relay

Marvin Bracy, Track and Field, Orlando (Boone High School, attends Florida State University)
Did not advance to medal round in 100 meter

Allison Brock, Equestrian, Wellington
Bronze Medal, Team Dressage

Trayvon Bromell, Track and Field, St. Petersburg (Gibbs High School)
8th Place 100 meter dash

Bob Bryan, Tennis, Hallandale Beach
Mike Bryan, Tennis, Wesley Chapel
Withdrew from competition, July 30

Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Ormond Beach
Eliminated in Quarterfinal round with partner Nick Lucena

Angelica Delgado, Judo, Miami
Did not advance into medal bracket

Caeleb Dressel, Swimming, Orange Park (Clay High School, attends University of Florida)
Gold medals, 4X100 Freestyle Relay, 4X100 Medley Relay

Kent Farrington, Equestrian, Wellington
Silver Medals: Jumping Team Competition, Individual Jumping

Sylvia Fowles, Basketball, Miami
U.S. Women’s Team won Gold Medal, defeating Spain in final.

Justin Gatlin, Track and Field, Pensacola (Woodham High School)
Silver Medal, 100 meter dash; Did not qualify in 200 meters

Laura Graves, Equestrian, Orlando
4th Place, Dressage

Arman Hall, Track and Field, Pembroke Pines (St. Thomas Aquinas High School, attends University of Florida)
Won gold medal in 4X400 Relay

Dave Hughes, Sailing, Miami
4th Place, 470, with Stu McNay

Ashleigh Johnson, Water Polo, Miami (Ransom Everglades High School)
U.S. Team won Gold Medal defeating Italy in final.

Jake Kaminski, Archery, Gainesville
Silver Medal, Team Archery

Madison Keys, Tennis, Lake Worth
4th Place, Women’s Singles

Danell Leyva, Gymnastics, Homestead
Silver Medals: Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bars

Ryan Lochte, Swimming, Daytona Beach (Fourth Olympic Games, 12-time Olympic medalist (6 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
Gold Medal 4X200 freestyle

Nick Lucena, Beach Volleyball, Cooper City (Western High School)
Eliminated in Quarterfinal round with partner Phil Dalhauser

Melanie Margalis, Swimming, Clearwater (Countryside High School)
Gold Medal 4X200 Freestyle Relay, 4th Place 200 IM

Tony McQuay, Track and Field, Clermont (Riviera Beach High School)
Won gold medal in 4X400 Relay

Emil Milev, Shooting, Tampa
12th place, 25 meter Rapid Fire Pistol

Ryan Murphy, Swimming, Ponte Vedra Beach (The Bolles School)
Gold Medals: 100 and 200 backstroke 4X100 medley relay

Pedro Pascual, Sailing, Boca Raton
Did not advance into medal bracket in RS:X

Robin Prendes, Rowing, Miami
4th Place, Men’s Coxless Lightweight Four

Paige Railey, Sailing, Clearwater (Clearwater High School)
10th Place Women’s Laser Radial

Brianna Rollins, Track and Field, Miami (Northwestern High School)
Gold Medal: 100 meter hurdles

Enkelejda Shehaj, Shooting, Naples
Did not advance into medal bracket of 10 meter Air Pistol and 25 meter Pistol

Jenny Simpson, Track & Field, Oviedo (Oviedo High School)
Silver Medal: 1500 meter run

Katelin Snyder, Rowing, Orlando (Winter Park High School)
Gold Medal: Women’s 8X

Sloane Stephens, Tennis, Ft. Lauderdale
Did not advance into medal bracket of Women’s Singles

Brooke Sweat, Beach Volleyball, Estero
Did not advance into Women’s medal bracket

Lexi Thompson, Golf, Coral Springs
Finished in 19th place

Antonio Vargas, Boxing, Kissimmee
Eliminated from Men’s Flyweight bracket in round of 16

Bubba Watson, Golf, Bagdad
Finished in tie for 9th place

Venus Williams, Tennis, Palm Beach Gardens
Silver Medal: Mixed Doubles

Serena Williams, Tennis, Palm Beach Gardens
9th Place, Women’s Singles

 

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