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Tokyo Olympics recap: Here's how Iowa athletes performed

Kenny Bednarek, a former Indian Hills Community College runner, and Thomas Gilman, a former Hawkeye wrestler, both medaled.

TOKYO, Japan — With the Tokyo Olympics wrapped up, take a look at how athletes with Iowa ties finished in their respective sports.

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Kenny Bednarek, track and field (USA)

In his sole Olympic event in Tokyo, Bednarek won silver in the men's 200-meter.

The former Indian Hills Community College runner finished with a personal best time of 19.68 seconds.

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Silver medalist Kenneth Bednarek, of the United States, poses during the medal ceremony for the men's 200-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Thomas Gilman, wrestling (USA)

A Council Bluffs native and University of Iowa graduate, Gilman secured bronze in the men's 57 kg freestyle wrestling competition.

He lost his opening match in Tokyo, but wrestled-back (known as repechage) to win one of the two bronze medals awarded in the sport.

The first-time Olympian beat Iran's Reza Atrinagharchi 9-1.

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United Statess Thomas Patrick Gilman celebrates after defeating Iran's Reza Atrinagharchi during the men's 53kg Freestyle wrestling bronze medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Karissa Schweizer, track and field (USA)

Schweizer, an Urbandale native, competed in both the women's 5,000 and 10,000-meter races.

In the 5,000, she qualified for the finals with a time of 14:51.34 before finishing 11th in the medal race at 14:55.80.

Schweizer finished 12th in the 10,000-meter final with a time of 31:19.96.

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Runners compete in their heat of the women's 5,000-meters at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Bridget Carleton, basketball (Canada)

Canada women's basketball went 1-2 in Tokyo, with losses to Serbia and Spain and a win against the Republic of Korea

Carleton, who went to Iowa State, averaged 11.3 points, six rebounds and nearly 33 minutes per game.

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Canada's Bridget Carleton (6), left, passes around South Korea's Hyeyoon Bae (11) during women's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Hillary Bor, track and field (USA)

Bor, an ISU grad, failed to qualify for the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase final after posting a preliminary heat time of 8:19.80.

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Men's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Yinka Ajayi, track and field (Nigeria)

Drake University's Ajayi did not compete in Tokyo, as 10 Nigerian athletes were disqualified for not meeting minimum doping testing requirements. 

While the official list of names was not released, multiple news outlets have reported Ajayi was included in the ban.

Ariana Orrego, gymnastics (Peru)

Orrego, a redshirt junior on the Iowa State women's gymnastics team, was the first gymnast to represent Peru in the 2016 Olympics.

This year, she finished 74th in qualifying for the women's all-around competition.

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Candelaria Herrera, women's volleyball (Argentina)

Another Cyclone, Herrera, played for Argentina's Olympic squad despite finishing 0-5 in Tokyo.

Herrera totaled seven points against Turkey: four on attack and three on blocks. She also recorded seven blocks against the Russian Olympic Committee.

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Michael Ohioze, track and field (Great Britain)

Despite his team running a season's best 3:03.29, Ohioze and Great Britain failed to qualify for the 4x400 men's relay final.

Ohioze is a St. Ambrose University graduate, who came to the school on a soccer scholarship before deciding to take up track during the off-season to stay in shape.

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Runners from Britain exchange their baton during a heat of the men's 4x400-meter relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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