RIO DE JANEIRO - Kelly Catlin is finally on the cycling track in Rio.

Nearly a week after the 2016 Summer Olympic Games officially began, the Golden Gopher is finally on the bike.

Catlin is Minnesota through and through. She was born in St. Paul, grew up in Arden Hills, and now lives in Minneapolis. She attends the University of Minnesota, pursuing degrees in biomedical engineering and Chinese.

Catlin and her teammates Sarah Hammer, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente finished second on Thursday in women's team pursuit qualifying with a time of 4:14.286. The team from Great Britain finished first with a time of 4:13.260, a new world record.

Catlin and company is back in action Saturday morning. Click here to watch it live.