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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 09: (L-R) Draymond Green #23 and Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate late in the second half against the Iowa Hawkeyes during their quarterfinal game of 2012 Big Ten Men's Basketball Conferene Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 9, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Tokyo games are upon us, and Michigan is representing at this year’s Summer Olympics. The list of athletes that hail from Michigan this year is impressive, with participants in a range of sports, from track and field to basketball.

Read on for a list of Michigan natives participating at this year’s game, plus a gallery with all the sports to watch this year. Go U.S.A.!

Steven Bastien
Competing In: Decathalon
Local Hometown: Saline
Local High School: Saline High School
Higher Education: Michigan ′17

Anavia Battle
Competing In: Track and Field
Local Hometown: Inkster
Local High School: Wayne Memorial High School
Higher Education: Ohio State ’21

Devin Booker
Competing In: Basketball
Local Hometown: Grand Rapids.
High School: Moss Point in Mississippi.
Higher Education: Kentucky.

Amanda Chidester
Competing In: Softball
Local Hometown: Allen Park
Local High School: St. Frances Cabrini
Higher Education: Michigan ’12

Catie Deloof
Competing In: Swimming
Local Hometown: Grosse Pointe
Local High School: Grosse Pointe South
Higher Education: Michigan ’19

Draymond Green
Competing In: Basketball
Local Hometown: Saginaw
Local High School: Saginaw High School
Higher Education: Michigan State ‘12

Katelin Guregian
Competing In: Rowing (Women’s Eight)
Local Hometown: Detroit
High School: Winter Park High School in Florida
Higher Education: University of Washington, ’09

Annie Lazor
Competing In: Swimming (200-meter breaststroke)
Age: 26
Local Hometown: Beverly Hills, Mich.
Local High School: Wylie E. Groves High School (Beverly Hills, Mich.)
Higher Education: Auburn University ’16

Grace Luczak
Competing In: Rowing (Four-Boat)
Age: 32
Local Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Local High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer High School (Ann Arbor, Mich.) ’07
Higher Education: Stanford University ’11

JaVale McGee
Competing In: Basketball
Local Hometown: Flint.
Local High School: Hales Fransciscan (Chicago).
Higher Education: Nevada.
Highlights: 3x NBA Champion.

Katherine Nye
Competing In: Weightlifting
Local Hometown: Oakland Township
Local High School: Rochester Adams High
Higher Education: Oakland University

Hannah Roberts
Competing In: Cycling (BMX)
Local Hometown: Buchanan, Mich.
Local High School: Buchanan High School

Cindy Sember
Competing In: Track and Field
Local Hometown: Ypsilanti, Mich.
Local High School: Ypsilanti High School
Higher Education: Michigan ’16

Allison Schmitt
Competing In: Swimming
Local Hometown: Canton
Local High School: Canton High School
Higher Education: University of Georgia ’13

Tiffany Porter
Competing In: Track and Field
Local Hometown: Ypsilanti, Mich.
Local High School: Ypsilanti High School
Higher Education: Michigan ’10

Ellen Tomek
Competing In: Rowing, Quadruple Sculls
Local Hometown: Flushing
Local High School: Luke M. Powers Catholic High School
Higher Education: Michigan ’06

All of the Events Taking Place at the Olympics:

          

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com and tweet at her @AnneErickson!