Athletes with ties to Maryland and the Baltimore area will take center stage this month in Rio for a chance at Olympic glory. Be sure to check back every day for a schedule of which locals are in action.
Matthew Centrowitz, track and field
Ties to Maryland: Annapolis native graduated from Broadneck High School in 2007. Won three state championships in cross country and two in track and field. Won 3,200-meter run as a junior in 9:13.68 and 1,500-meter run as a senior in 4:04.09. Was named Annapolis Capital’s Athlete of the Year.
Men’s 1,500 meters