Thursday, August 4, 2016

The road to the Summer Olympics

Kansas athletes ready for Rio

Photo Credits:
Amy Cragg:; Nico Hernandez:
Lydia Paterson: Jack Sock: 
Every four years the entire world comes together to celebrate and witness incredible acts of athleticism and astounding feats that defy limitations. The dreams of hundreds of athletes are realized as they take their first steps into the Summer Olympics arena.
Among those dreamers are 4 Kansas athletes and 20 other athletes who have ties to the Sunflower State.  (some of these athletes are competing for other countries, but they attended Kansas schools and universities)

According to the Wichita Eagle, the 4 Kansans that are representing the USA are:
Amy Cragg, Leavenworth – Track and Field
Nico Hernandez, Wichita – Boxing
Lydia Paterson, Kansas City  – Shooting

Jack Sock, Kansas City  Tennis 

Opening Ceremonies begin Friday, August 5. What events are you looking forward to watching?

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