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Hoosiers to watch at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, July 26

Lilly King took the bronze medal in the women's 100-meter breaststroke final Monday night.
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United States' Lilly King competes in a 100-meter breaststroke heat at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

TOKYO, Japan — More than 600 athletes are representing the United States at the Tokyo Olympics and a significant number of them are from Indiana.

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Here are the Hoosier athletes to watch on Monday, July 26 (Note: All dates and times listed are in eastern time):

Lilly King - Swimming

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United States' Lilly King competes in a 100-meter breaststroke heat at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Evansville native and Indiana University graduate Lilly King fell short in an attempt to defend her Rio Games gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke Monday night. 

King claimed the bronze medal in the race she won in 2016.

American Lydia Jacoby, a 17-year-old from Alaska, took gold, South African Tatjana Schoenmaker won silver.

King easily advanced through preliminaries and semifinals on Sunday, placing second in the semifinal with a time of 1:05.40. 

During the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, King swam the fastest 100-meter breaststroke in the world in the past four years with a time of 1:04.72.

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Annie Drews — Volleyball

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Annie Drews

Elkhart native and Purdue University graduate Annie Drews joins the U.S. women's volleyball team for her first Olympics.

The U.S. won their second of five games in Pool B of the preliminary round with a 3-0 win over China. 

The U.S. beat Argentina 3-0 on Saturday. They will next face Turkey at 8:45 a.m. Thursday.

Preliminary rounds of volleyball will be available to stream on NBCOlympics.com and on the NBC Sports mobile app.

Mariel Zagunis - Sabre fencing

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Fencer Mariel Zagunis poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit Monday, March 7, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Mariel Zagunis is the most decorated U.S. fencer.

A Notre Dame graduate, Zagunis defeated Canada's Gabriella Page 15-3 on Sunday, but lost to in the quarterfinals to four-time Olympian Sofya Velikaya of Russia 15-8.

Fencing will be available to stream on NBCOlympics.com and on the NBC Sports mobile app.

Zagunis went to her first Olympics in 2004, when she was upgraded from a replacement athlete and went on to become the first U.S. fencer in 100 years to claim a gold medal. She defended that gold medal in 2008 and added bronze medals in 2008 and 2016.

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Joe Schroeder - Rugby

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Joe Schroeder (center) is a Westfield native and graduated from Cathedral High School.

Joe Schroeder, a Cathedral High School graduate from Westfield, made the U.S. men's roster for Tokyo earlier this month.

USA finished 2-1 in Pool C after falling to South Africa, 17-12, Monday. Schroeder opened the scoring just 1:51 into the match, giving the U.S. a 5-0 lead, but the South Africans came back for the win. 

The USA match with South Africa will be on NBCSN on delay Tuesday at 1:30 a.m. ET.

The Americans started pool play with a pair of wins, beating Ireland 19-17 Monday morning after previously beating Kenya, 19-14. 

The U.S. will begin the knockout round of the tournament Tuesday morning at 5 a.m. ET against Great Britain. 

Matches are available to stream on NBCOlympics.com and on the NBC Sports mobile app. 

The medal round starts Wednesday.

Nick Itkin - Men's Foil Fencing

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Nick Itkin

Notre Dame junior Nick Itkin made his Olympic debut Sunday after winning a pair of NCAA individual and team titles. 

Itkin fell to Russia's Kirill Borodachev 15-13 in the table of 16 early Monday.

Gerek Meinhardt - Foil fencing

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Gerek Meinhardt of the U.S., right, salutes Chile's Gustavo Alarcon after winning gold in their men's individual foil final fencing bout at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.

Notre Dame graduate Gerek Meinhardt is competing in his fourth Olympics.

He lost to Russia's Vladislav Mylmikov 15-11 in the table of 32 early Monday.