Gallery: Hampton Roads athletes in the Tokyo Summer Olympics

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Watch them complete in Tokyo 2020, which is being held July 23-August 8, 2021

Several athletes with ties to the Hampton Roads region have achieved their lofty goal of qualifying for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, being held July 23 through August 8.

WAVY News 10’s Marielena Balouris is Tokyo covering the games for WAVY TV and other Nexstar stations across the nation. Follow her coverage and the coverage of our local athletes as they compete in the games.

Here are the local athletes to watch.

Grant Holloway – Track and Field

Justin Dowell – BMX

(USA Cycling Photo)

Keyshawn Davis – Boxing

Maggie Shea and Stephanie Roble – Sailing

Stephanie Roble and Margaret Shea compete in round one of the 49er FX class women’s yacht race during the sailing World Cup series, a test event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in the waters off Enoshima island on September 12, 2018. (Photo by Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)

Michael Cherry – Track and Field

Caine Wilkes – Weightlifting

Tynita Butts-Townsend – High Jump

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