He has international marathon wins under his belt, but his recent 2020 London Marathon win finally put Shura Kitata on watchers' radar.
Tokyo 2020 introduces table tennis player Michelle Bromley, finally on the cusp of a long-awaited Olympic appearance.
With an UEFA Euro U-21 Championship, Dani Olmo now is focused on Tokyo 2020 success.
World Athletics introduces us to dancer-turned-discus thrower Valarie Allman, currently the world leader.
Annie Guglia reaches for Tokyo 2020 to continue breaking barriers in skateboarding.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896