Three of the ladies onboard the women's eight boat in rowing have ties to Michigan and they'll try to bring home the gold on Saturday at the 2016 Olympics. According to the Free Press, they advanced to the finals when they won their heat on Monday.

Here's how the rest of the Michigan Olympians fared on Monday.


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