By Becky Samford, Publisher Duluth, Norcross, Suwanee, Johns Creek & Peachtree Corners Macaroni Kid July 18, 2021

After a year delay, the US athletes finally get to compete in Tokyo July 23-August 8. With 28 different sports, everyone in your family is sure to find something they enjoy. There are 5 new sports being added this year - baseball/softball, skateboarding, karate, surfing, and sport climbing. You can see the complete schedule and other details here.

The following athletes call Georgia home. Be sure to cheer extra loud for them!

Anthony Carter, Lawrence, Baseball
Tyler Austin, Conyers, Baseball
Edwin Jackson Jr., Columbus, Baseball
Allisha Gray, Sandersville, Women Basketball (3x3)
Brody Malone, Summerville, Men Gymnastic (Artistic)
Henry Leverett, Bainbridge, 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men
Jack Leverett III, Bainbridge, 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men
Vincent Hancock, Eatonton, Skeet Men
Emily Sonnett, Marietta, Women Soccer
Jane Campbell*, Kennesaw, Women Soccer
Kelley O'Hara , Fayetteville, Women Soccer
Brooks Curry Dunwoody, Men Swimming100m Free (R)
Jay Litherland, Athens, Men Swimming 400m Individual Medley
Gunnar Bentz, Atlanta, Men Swimming 200m Butterfly
Natalie Hinds, Athens, Women Swimming 100m Free (R)
Daniel Haugh, Marietta, Men Track and Field Hammer Throw
Daniel Roberts, Atlanta,  Men Track and Field 110m Hurdles
Elija Godwin, Covington, Mixed Track and Field 4 x 400m Relay
Javianne Oliver, Monroe,  Women Track and Field 100m and Women Track and Field4 x 100m Relay
Kendell Williams, Kennesaw, Women Track and Field Heptathlon
Kenny Selmon, Atlanta, Men  Track and Field400m Hurdles

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