Chesterton Swimmer Wins Olympic Gold

Blake Pieroni Wins Olympic Gold In Swimming
Blake Pieroni, third from the left, with his teammates at the men's 400-meter relay medal ceremony at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha on July 3, 2016. Pieroni won a gold medal as part the United States' men's 400-meter freestyle team on August 7, 2016. From left, Gunnar Bentz, Jimmy Feigen, Blake Pieroni and Clark Smith. Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press
Blake Pieroni Wins Olympic Gold In Swimming
Blake Pieroni, third from the left, with his teammates at the men's 400-meter relay medal ceremony at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha on July 3, 2016. Pieroni won a gold medal as part the United States' men's 400-meter freestyle team on August 7, 2016. From left, Gunnar Bentz, Jimmy Feigen, Blake Pieroni and Clark Smith. Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press

Chesterton Swimmer Wins Olympic Gold

A Northwest Indiana town is celebrating one of its own taking home a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

Blake Pieroni, a 2014 graduate of Chesterton High School, took home the gold on Sunday as part of the men’s 400-meter relay team — a team which included decorated Olympian Michael Phelps.