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Aug 1, 2012 11:43 AM

Tucson athletes take Gold, Silver and Bronze!

TUCSON - The Olympic medal count for Arizona athletes is on the rise; three swimmers with Tucson ties have won one of each type of medal, so far!

Former University of Arizona swimmers Matt Grevers and Nick Thoman took gold and silver medals, respectively, in their events this week, and first-time Olympic athlete and Tucson native Caitlin Leverenz took the bronze in the 200m Individual Medley swimming event.

Watch Grevers and Thoman talk about their Olympic wins here, and click here to see Leverenz accepting her first Olympic medal.

Missed yesterday's coverage? Not to worry - click here for a full recap on the best moment on Day 4 of the Olympics.

Can't decide what to watch today? Click here for a preview video of today's highlighted events.

In case you missed it: here is the historic moment of Michael Phelps earning a record 19th medal, and his interview with NBC Sports' Bob Costas.

Don't forget - News 4 Tucson is giving away "tonnes" of awesome Olympic prizes! Whether you're a trivia buff, an Olympic medal prediction expert, or a watcher of News 4 Tucson Today, we have an Olympic contest for you!

Click here to enter News 4 Tucson's Go 4 Gold Trivia Contest to win an Olympic-themed (and sized) coffee mug!

It's not too late to try and guess how many medals Team USA will win for a chance to win some valuable local prize packs!

And click here to enter to win a $100 prize pack loaded with official Olympic merchandise - then tune in to News 4 Tucson Today to find out if you've won!


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