LONDON (WTVB) - Michigan will be well represented at the Olympics over the next two weeks. We not only have anywhere from 10 to 50 athletes with some affiliation to the state on Team USA, but some have a real chance at medaling. First on the list is swimmer Michael Phelps who could set the all time mark for Olympic medals in London. Alison Schmitt of Canton already has a bronze medal, and swimmer Peter Vanderkaay has three medals and could contend for more in the next two weeks. Jordyn Wieber is the 17-year-old world champion gymnast from Dewitt who is a favorite for gold in London. 17-year-old Claressa Shields from Flint is a favorite in the Olympics first boxing competition for women. Desiree Davilla is a marathoner who lives in Rochester Hills. Kentwood’s Tia Brooks will compete in the shot put in London.Daryl Lee Szarenski of Saginaw is going to his fourth Olympics, competing in firearms and air pistol competitions. The Opening Ceremonies begin at 4 pm Michigan time today..
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