Athletes from Metro Detroit competing in the Tokyo Olympics to watch

Contenders include local recognizable names

Athletes to watch in Tokyo
Athletes to watch in Tokyo

DETROIT – Get ready, the Olympics are just five weeks away!

If the action in the pool and on the track is any indiction, the United States plans to bring lots of excitement to the games and take home some serious hardware too.

Local 4 News anchor Devin Scillian has a look at this year’s contenders which include local names you might recognize.

You can watch his entire story in the video player above.

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About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.