Miller Pata not qualifying for Rio 2016 was a huge disappointment for me; glad to hear she's still paying and targeting Tokyo 2020 to make Vanuatu history, now with partner Sherysyn Toko.
Oisin O'Callaghan is 17 years old, and the newest junior World Champion in mountain biking. He followed-up that win with more triumph at the World Cup just days later.
Naoto Tobe hopes to reach new heights in the high jump at a home nation Tokyo 2020.
Ajla del Ponte is a rising star for Swiss sprinting. Will she continue to shine outside of relays?
Starr Andrews: Destined to be a, well, star...
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896