OLMSTED TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Katie Nageotte, of Olmsted Township returned home Thursday after winning gold in the women's pole vault event at the Tokyo Olympics.
A graduate of Ashland University, Nageotte was a two-time NCAA Division II national champion and three-time D-II All-American as an Ashland Eagle.
She joined fellow Ashland University track and field alums Jackie Jeschelnig Ulm (2004) and Kibwe Johnson (2012-2016) as Eagles to represent Team USA at the Summer Olympics.
On Friday, Aug. 13, the community will formally honor and welcome home its gold medalist at an event at the Olmsted Township stadium.
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