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Here’s when the Mid-South Olympians compete in Tokyo

Sam Kendricks competes during the finals of the men's pole vault at the U.S. Olympic Track and...
Sam Kendricks competes during the finals of the men's pole vault at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Monday, June 21, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)(Charlie Riedel | AP)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 5:30 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Mid-South is represented well in Tokyo.

Here’s a list of Mid-South athletes, their sports and links to their biographies as well as what times they’re competing.

All times are local.

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Alison Weisz, Rifle Shooting -- attended University of Mississippi and University of Memphis

  • Qualification -- 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 23
  • Final -- 8:45 p.m. Friday, July 23

Shelby McEwen, Men’s High Jump -- Abbeville, Mississippi native

  • Qualification (Groups A&B) -- 7:15 p.m. Thursday, July 29
  • Final -- 5:10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 1

Sam Kendricks, Men’s Pole Vault -- Oxford, Mississippi native

  • Qualification -- 7:40 p.m. Thursday, July 29
  • Final -- 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3

Raven Saunders, Women’s Shot Put -- attended University of Mississippi

  • Qualification -- 5:25 a.m. Friday, July 30
  • Final -- 8:35 p.m. Saturday, July 31

Erika Bougard, Women’s Heptathlon -- Memphis/Byhalia, Tennessee native

  • 100m Hurdles -- 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3
  • High Jump -- 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3
  • Shot Put -- 5:05 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4
  • 200m -- 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4
  • Long Jump -- 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4
  • Javelin Throw -- 10:30 and 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4
  • 800m -- 7:20 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5

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