Canton celebrates hometown Olympians Allison Schmitt, Tiffany and Jeff Porter

Posted at 8:23 PM, Aug 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-25 23:10:10-04

The City of Canton honored its hometown heroes Thursday night.

Track and field athletes Tiffany (Team USA) and Jeff Porter (Team Great Britain) both hail from Canton, as does 2016 gold and silver medalist swimmer Allison Schmitt.

The three olympians were celebrated with a big event at the amphitheater at Summit on the Park.

Hundreds of fans came out to wave their flags and celebrate their local athletes.

Schmitt won silver in 4 x 100 freestyle relay and gold in the 4 x 200 freestyle relay.