From Simone Biles to Rafa Nadal, from Armand Duplantis to Katie Ledecky, they shined at the Tokyo Olympics What are the names?
American gymnast Simone Biles Declared himself a superstar of the theory Tokyo Olympics.
Her personal experience and the public performance after the outbreak of the “Naxal Case” (sexual violence within the American team, who was also her victim) made her consider the issue of surpassing the limits of her sport.
From now to the Olympics, the four-time gold medalist plans to play three games between May and June at the 2016 Rio Olympics, all of which will be held in the United States.
In 2019, bile becomes Gymnast with the most medals in the World Cup (Considering men and women), it contains 25 metals, 19 of which are gold. In Tokyo, he will look for another record, which is the highest Olympic title in gymnastics held by Larissa Latynina between 1950-1960 (9), and then represent the Soviet Union.
Bile is eager to win six championships in the Japanese capital.
Will the 24-year-old gymnast retire after an adventure in Japan? The Texas superstar said last week: “Cecile and Laurent (their coaches since 2017) are French, so they did some emotional blackmail on me.”
Only 21 years old World record holder Pole vault (6.18 meters), Armand Duplantis, With the permission of French veteran Renaud Lavillenie (34 years old) and American representatives (Sam Kendricks, Chris Nilsen, KC Lightfoot), it will become a huge darling in the Olympic Games.
The Swedish child prodigy had high hopes at the beginning of the year.
He is the absolute master of the season on the indoor track. He held four meetings above six meters and maintained the best record of the year (6.10 meters).
He also used his results in early 2021 to improve his record and won the European Championship “Indoor” in Torun, Poland.
Two veteran racket players, but they have new fantasies: Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer People aged 34 and 39 will look for gold in Tokyo.
Nadal has won the championship in the individual events of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but Federer has not yet done so. In that appointment in China, it was the gold medal, but it was paired with Stan Wawrinka in double.
The suspicion of both is in the physical state.
Since the start of the season, Nadal has had a back problem. From this week’s Australian Open (February) to Monte Carlo, he has not been in the game, so his status is still unknown.
There is even more suspicion about Federer. Federer reappeared in Doha in March after finishing 13 months on the ATP Tour.