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The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is coming! What sport are you excited to watch?

The anticipation is crazy for most of us. We have some athletes on our radar, and we can’t wait to see them perform.

July 23 feels like a long way away. While we wait, let’s take a look back at some of the unforgettable athletes from past games.

 

Mariana Pajon

Pajon was the FIRST Columbian to win two Olympic gold metals and is also a BMX World Champion. She defended her title at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 after first winning in London 2012.

For more on Mariana Pajon, see her Facebook and Instagram.

 

Agnes Keleti

Keleti is the oldest living Olympic champion, turning 100 in 2021. In her time of competing, she has won five gold metals, three silver, and two bronze.

For more on Agnes Keleti, see her Facebook and Instagram.

 

Javier Sotomayor

Sotomayor currently holds the world record for the high jump at 2.45 meters since 1993. He earned one gold medal and one silver through his three participating games.

For more on Javier Sotomayor, see his Instagram.

 

Naoko Takahashi 

Takahashi takes the title of the FIRST ever female to win athletics gold at Syndey 2000.

For more on Naoko Takahashi, see her Instagram.

 

Nadia Comaneci

Comaneci was the FIRST to make a perfect 10 in Olympics history at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

For more on Nadia Comaneci, see her Facebook and Instagram.