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Villanovans Sam McEntee and Patrick Tiernan take to the Rio Track

Pair of Aussies will begin their medal quest in Rio.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Lowry already has 5 games under his belt in the Rio 2016 games, but the next pair of Villanovans make their Olympic debut on Wednesday morning.

Patrick Tiernan and Sam McEntee will both take to the track on Wednesday representing Australia in the heats of the 5000m run.

McEntee, who won the event at the Australian Olympic Trials, is set to run in the first heat that is slated to start at 9:05a ET. Tiernan, who will return to 'Nova for one more season of Cross Country, will race in Heat 2 with a scheduled gun start of 9:27a ET.

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