If Michigan was a country, they would have ranked 16th.
This number considers the athletes that have ties to Michigan and not just natives and locals. As a group, they would be getting 17 medals. 10 of these would be gold.
Here they are in no particular order of greatness and awesomeness.
Michael Phelps got 5 gold medals and 1 silver medal for swimming
Allison Schmitt got 1 gold and 1 silver also for swimming
Connor Jaeger grabbed a silver medal in swimming
Emily Regan got a gold in rowing
Amanda Elmore also received gold in rowing
Katelin Snyder grabbed gold in rowing
Basketball player Draymond Green
Claressa Shields’ gold in boxing
Helen Maroulis received gold in wrestling
Volleyball player Alisha Glass wins bronze
Weightlifter Sarah Robles gets a bronze medal
Nick Willis gets bronze in track and field
Shelina Zadorsky gets bronze in women’s soccer