Highs & Lows as Philadelphia-Area Athletes Compete in Rio

From the pool to the field to the water to the track, check out athletes with ties to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware in action in Rio.

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Day 16, Barnegat, New Jersey's Frank Molinaro (red) and Frank Chamizo Marquez (blue) of Italy compete in the Men's Freestyle 65kg Bronze match.
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Day 15: Gold medalists Tamika Catchings and Elena Delle Donne share an emotional moment during the medal ceremony after winning Women's Basketball gold on Aug. 20, 2016.
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Day 14: Jordan Ernest Burroughs of Sicklerville, New Jersey, failed to medal in the Men's Freestyle 74kg wrestling contest.
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Penn State guys Aaron Russell and Max Holt try to block an Italian shot in the semifinals.
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Villanova University alum Kyle Lowry handles the ball against Sergio Rodriguez of Spain during the Men's Semifinal match on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on Aug. 19, 2016.
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Day 13: USA's Allyson Felix attempts to give the baton to Voorhees, New Jersey's English Gardner in the Women's 4 x 100-Meter Relay. Gardner, Felix and the relay teammates later qualified and wound up winning gold Saturday night.
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Vashti Cunningham, the daughter of former Eagles QB Randall Cunningham, competes in Women's High Jump Qualifying on Day 13.
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Darby, Pennsylvania's Darrell Hill throws the shot put.
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's Joe Kovacs throws the shot put. Kovacs would go on to win silver.
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Wildwood Crest's Joe Maloy competes during the Men's Triathlon at Fort Copacabana on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Aug. 18, 2016.
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Day 12: Neptune, New Jersey's and Temple University's Ajee' Wilson competes in the Women's 800-Meters.
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Philly's Nia Ali would join American teammates in sweeping the Women's 100-Meter Hurdles.
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Day 12: Maggie Hogan, born in Philly and raised in New Jersey, competes in the Women's Kayak Single 500-Meter heat.
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Perkasie's Matthew Baranoski competes during the Men's Keirin First Round repechage.
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New Jersey's Robby Andrews runs in the Men's 1500-Meters Round 1 on Day 11.
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New Jersey's Jeff Porter competes in the Men's 110-Meter Hurdles Semifinals on Day 11.
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Philly's Nia Ali compete in the Women's 100-Meter Hurdles heat.
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Day 10: New Jersey's Sydney Mclaughlin (L) and Italy's Ayomide Folorunso compete in the Women's 400-Meter Hurdles.
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New Jersey's Ronnie Ash competes in the Men's 110-Meter Hurdles.
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Day 9: Tamika Catchings, who was born in Philly, dribbles the ball against China.
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Newark, New Jersey's Shakur Stevenson fights Brazil's Robenilson De Jesus. He would go on to take home gold.
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Topton, Pennsylvania's Bobby Lea competes in the Men's Omnium Scratch Race.
(left to right) Monica Aksamit, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Mariel Zagunis and Dagmara Wozniak of the United States celebrate their bronze Team Sabre medal. Everyone but Zagunis is from New Jersey.
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Dagmara Wozniak fights.
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Ibtihaj Muhammad reacts against Sofya Velikaya of Russia.
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Day 7: Westhampton, New Jersey's Kelsi Worrell competes in the Women's 4x100-Meter Medley Relay heat. The team would go on to win gold.
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Pennsylvania's Meghan Klingenberg and her U.S. Soccer teammates' Olympic run ended int he quarterfinals against Sweden.
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Pennsylvania's Morgan Craft competes in Women's Skeet semifinals on Day 7.
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Haddonfield, New Jersey's Marielle Hall ran in the Women's 10,000-meter final on Day 7.
Philadelphia's Miles Chamley-Watson competes against Mohamed Essam of Egypt during a Men's Foil Team Quarterfinal bout. MCW and his teammates went on to win bronze.
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Day 6 Montgomery County's Katie Bam, right, celebrates with Cherry Hill, New Jersey's Michelle Vittese after scoring against India.
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Princeton University's Ashleigh Johnson makes a save during a Womens Preliminary match against China. Johnson and her team went on to win gold.
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Day 5: Philadelphia-area field hockey players Michelle Vittese, Kathleen Sharkey and Katie Bam celebrate Bam scoring a goal against Japan.
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Delaware's Elena Delle Donne runs up the floor against Serbia.
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Chester County's Cierra Runge competes in the Women's 4x200-Meter Freestyle Relay heat. The team would go on to win gold.
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Allentown's Chris Wyles is tackled during the Men's Placing 9-12, Match 19 between United States of America and Brazil.
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Day 4: Chester County's Boyd Martin riding Blackfoot Mystery during the Eventing team jumping final.
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Philadelphia's Tyler Nase competes in the Lightweight Men's Four Semifinal.
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New Jersey's Laurie Hernandez prepares to compete on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final. The U.S. would take team gold.
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Pennsylvania's Casey Eichfeld competes in the Canoe Single (C1) Men's Semifinal.
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Day 3: Chester County's Phillip Dutton riding Mighty Nice clears a jump during the Cross Country Eventing. Duttong would go on to win bronze.
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Philadelphia-area field hockey players Caitlin van Sickle, Lauren Crandall, Katelyn Falgowski, Jill Witmer and Kelsey Kolojejchick #7 of United States celebrate a goal.
The Men's Eight Olympic rowing team -- with New Jersey guys Steve Kasprzyk and Steve Ojserkis and Philly guy Glenn Ochal on board -- rows in Rio.
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Penn State's Alisha Glass celebrates a point during a game against the Netherlands.
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New Jersey's Nicholas Delpopolo (blue) competes against Miklos Ungvari of Hungary in the Men's 73-Kilogram Judo.
Day 2: Penn State's Aaron Russell (right) in volleyball action during the Men's Preliminary Pool A match between the United States and Canada.
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Pittsburgh's Leah Smith celebrates bronze in the Women's 400-Meter Freestyle Final.
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Day 1: Delran, New Jersey's Carli Lloyd celebrates a goal.
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey's Tobin Heath collides with Katie Bowen of New Zealand in a first round match on Aug. 3, 2016.
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Julie Johnston, who is engaged to Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, plays New Zealand.
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