Todd Frazier
Todd Frazier (Photo provided by Team USA Baseball Communications)

Which New Jersey Athletes Will Compete in Tokyo Olympics?

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will finally begin this week after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Team USA athletes have arrived in Tokyo, Japan and are preparing for their sports competitions. New Jersey will be well represented on Team USA once again.

A handful of sports will begin their scheduled competitions earlier, but the official Opening Ceremonies are being held Friday.

If you are looking for a hometown athlete to follow throughout the games, Jersey Sporting News has created a list to help you find your favorite.

Athlete

Sport

Competition

Todd Frazier

Baseball

Baseball

Patrick Kivlehan

(not NJ native - played at Rutgers)

Baseball

Baseball

Darren Fenster (former Rutgers player, one of Team USA assistant coaches)

Baseball

Baseball

Edrice Adebayo

Basketball

Men's Basketball

Jessica Springsteen

Equestrian

Jumping Individual

Jumping Team

Dagmara Wozniak

Fencing

Women's Sabre Individual

Women's Sabre Team

Jackie Dubrovich

Fencing

Women's Foil Individual

Women's Foil Team

Elizaveta Pletneva

Gymnastics (Rhythmic)

Group All-Around

Colton Brown

Judo

Men's -90 kg

Mary Reckford

Rowing

Lightweight women's double sculls

Tracy Eisser

Rowing

Women's pair

Carli Lloyd

Soccer

Women's Soccer

Tobin Heath

Soccer

Women's Soccer

Nic Fink

Swimming

Men's 200m breaststroke

Athing Mu

Track & Field

Women's 800m

Curtis Thompson

Track & Field

Men's javelin throw

English Gardner

Track & Field

Women's 4x100 relay

Keturah Orji

Track & Field

Women's triple jump

Sam Mattis

Track & Field

Men's discuss throw

Sydney McLaughlin

Track & Field

Women's 400m hurdles

Morgan Pearson

Track & Field

Men's individual and mixed relay

Jersey Sporting News will be closely following our New Jersey athletes along their journey at the Tokyo Olympics. We'll have updates throughout the games.

 

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Gregg has lived in New Jersey is entire life and is a current resident of Somerset County. As a huge sports fan, he is passionate about NJ sports at all levels. The former owner of Double G Sports, Gregg has vast experience in sports media and journalism.