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Olympic athletes with local ties to watch Saturday in Rio

Olympic athletes with local ties to watch Saturday in Rio

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

  • Final: 8 p.m., chs. 11, 4
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