The Tokyo Summer Olympic Games came to a close on Sunday, and with several Georgia athletes walking away with medals. Athletes from the University of Georgia won three gold, two silver and six bronze medals in track and field and swimming.
In track and field, Lynna Irby achieved gold in the women’s 4×400-meter relay. In swimming, most notably, Chase Kalisz won gold in the men’s 400-meter individual medley and Andrew Wilson from Emory earned gold in the men’s 4×100-meter medley relay. Allison Schmitt received silver in the women’s 800-meter freestyle relay and Jay Litherland won silver in men’s 400-meter IM.