Meet the Local Olympians of Rio 2016

Thirty athletes from D.C., Maryland and Virginia are on Team U.S.A. in the Olympic Games in Rio de Jainero.

Get to know the local Olympians competing in the Games.

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Katie Ledecky (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Katie Ledecky, Swimming (Bethesda, Md.)

Michael Phelps (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps, Swimming (Baltimore, Md.)

Chase Kalisz (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Chase Kalisz (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Chase Kalisz, Swimming (Bel Air, Md.)

Jack Conger (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Jack Conger (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Jack Conger, Swimming (Rockville, Md.)

Townley Haas (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Townley Haas (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Townley Haas, Swimming (Richmond, Va.)

Francena McCorory (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Francena McCorory (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Francena McCorory, Track and Field (Hampton, Va.)

Lashawn Merritt (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Lashawn Merritt (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

LaShawn Merritt, Track and Field (Portsmouth, Va.)

Byron Robinson (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Byron Robinson (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Byron Robinson, Track and Field (Chesapeake, Va.)

David Verburg (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

David Verburg (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

David Verburg, Track and Field (Lynchburg, Va.)

Matthew Centrowitz (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Matthew Centrowitz (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Matthew Centrowitz, Track and Field (Arnold, Md.)

Kevin Durant (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant, Basketball (Suitland, Md.)

Angel McCoughtry (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Angel McCoughtry (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Angel McCoughtry, Basketball, Baltimore, Md.

Helen Maroulis (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Helen Maroulis (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Helen Maroulis, Wrestling (Rocky Point, Md.)

Kyle Snyder (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kyle Snyder (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kyle Snyder (Woodbine, Md.)

Aaron Russell (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images for FIVB)

Aaron Russell (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images for FIVB)

Aaron Russell, Indoor Volleyball (Ellicott City, Md.)

Reid Priddy (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)

Reid Priddy (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)

Reid Priddy, Indoor Volleyball (Richmond, Va.)

Lucas Kozeniesky, Shooting (Fairfax, Va.)

Ginny Thrasher, Shooting (Springfield, Va.)

Denis Kudla (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Denis Kudla (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Denis Kudla, Tennis (Arlington, Va.)

Katharine Holmes (Photo credit: KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Katharine Holmes (Photo credit: KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Katharine Holmes, Fencing (D.C.)

Shakur Stevenson (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images for USOC)

Shakur Stevenson (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images for USOC)

Shakur Stevenson, Boxing (Fairfax, Va.)

Gary Antuanne Russell, Boxing (Capitol Heights, Md.)

Joe Morris (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Joe Morris (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Joe Morris, Sailing (Annapolis, Md.)

Ashley Nee (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ashley Nee (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ashley Nee, Canoe/Kayak (Darnestown, Md.)

Katie Zaferes (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Katie Zaferes (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Katie Zaferes, Triathlon (Hampstead, Md.)

Carmen Farmer (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Carmen Farmer (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Carmen Farmer, Rugby (Richmond, Va.)

Stefanie Fee (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Stefanie Fee (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Stefanie Fee, Field Hockey (Virginia Beach, Va.)

Lauren Kieffer (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Lauren Kieffer (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Lauren Kieffer, Equestrian (Middleburg, Va.)

Alex Krieger (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Alex Krieger (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Ali Krieger, Soccer (Dumfries, Va.)

Matt Miller, Rowing (Springfield, Va.)

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