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Family and friends watch as Courtney Frerichs wins silver medal in Tokyo

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Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 3:32 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -

Early Wednesday morning, Nixa’s Courtney Frerichs put the Ozarks on the world stage by winning an Olympic medal.

She ran 9:04.79 in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase to capture silver.

Back in Nixa, roughly 100 of her family and friends gathered to watch her compete.

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