Australian Matt Denny targets five Olympics in the discus. He made it to Rio 2016, and is counting on Tokyo 2020 for number two.
Caroline Marks is a rising star in surfing who loves her sport and relishes the ocean as her "happy place".
Peter Bol and Joseph Deng are two South Sudanese-turned-Australians looking to continue their rise in the 800 meters.
Jess Learmonth has gone from "resenting" swimming and a late start in sport to making Team GB's triathlon team for the Games next year.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896