Two athletes from Chesapeake are representing Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics: Michael Cherry and Grant Holloway.
Cherry will compete in the Track and Field Event(s): 400-meter, 4×400-meter relay. The Oscar Smith High School grad is a World Champion, winning Gold in 2019 and Silver in 2018.
He recently appeared via Zoom on Saturday Sports Talk to discuss his journey to the Summer Olympics.
Grant Halloway is a Grassfield High School alum set to compete in 110-Meter Hurdles. Holloway is a two-time finalist for The Bowerman award and Eight-time NCAA Champion. This will be his first trip to the Olympics.
Grant Holloway (@Flaamingoo_) just GLIDING over the hurdles. #TrackFieldTrials21 pic.twitter.com/TcvHiKSrsp
— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) June 25, 2021
We’ll be cheering on Grant and Michael as they represent Team USA and Hampton Roads in the Olympic Summer Games!