Calgary Athletes Competing at the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Local athletes will be competing in sports like wrestling, rowing, indoor volleyball and more from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

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After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Summer Olympics are officially set to take place in Tokyo, Japan from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Athletes from around the world are gathering to compete in events ranging from track cycling to diving, as well as sports like karate, skateboarding and surfing that will make their first Olympic appearances this year.

Here’s a look at 26 athletes with a Calgary connection to keep an eye out for while watching this year’s Olympic Games.

 

Allison Beveridge

When to watch: Track cycling events run from August 2 to 9, 2021.

 

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Jay Blankenau

When to watch: Volleyball events run from July 24 to August 8, 2021

 

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Haley Daniels

When to watch: Canoe/kayak slalom events run from July 25 to 30, 2021.

 

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Vincent De Haître

When to watch: Track cycling events run from August 3 to 9, 2021.

 

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Mark de Jonge

When to watch: Canoe/kayak sprint events run from August 2 to 7, 2021.

 

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Kasia Gruchalla-Wesierski

When to watch: Rowing events run from July 23 to 30, 2021.

 

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Nicole Hare

When to watch: Rowing events run from July 23 to 30, 2021.

 

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Trevor Hofbauer

When to watch: Athletics events run from July 30 to August 8, 2021.

 

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Claudia Holzner

When to watch: Artistic swimming events run from August 2 to 4 and 6 to 7, 2021.

 

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Lynda Kiejko

When to watch: Shooting events run from July 24 to August 2, 2021.

 

Yuri Kisil

When to watch: Swimming (pool) events run from July 24 to August 1, 2021.

 

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Shae (Fournier) La Roche

When to watch: Water polo events run from July 24 to August 8, 2021.

 

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Stephanie Labbé

When to watch: Soccer events run on July 24, 25, 27, 28, 30 and 31; and August 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, 2021.

 

Danielle Lappage

When to watch: Wrestling events run from August 1 to 7, 2021.

 

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Caeli McKay

When to watch: Diving events run from July 25 to 28 and July 30 to August 7, 2021.

 

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Kelly McKee

When to watch: Water polo events run from July 24 to August 8, 2021.

 

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Cole Pratt

When to watch: Swimming (pool) events run from July 24 to August 1, 2021.

 

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Halle Pratt

When to watch: Artistic swimming events run from August 2 to 4 and 6 to 7, 2021.

 

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Kelleigh Ryan

When to watch: Fencing events run from July 24 to August 1, 2021.

 

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TJ Sanders

When to watch: Volleyball events run from July 24 to August 8, 2021.

 

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Georgia Simmerling

When to watch: Track cycling events run from August 3 to 9, 2021.

 

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Michael Tayler

When to watch: Canoe/kayak slalom events run from July 25 to 30, 2021.

 

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Graham Vigrass

When to watch: Volleyball events run from July 24 to August 8, 2021.

 

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Keyara Wardley

When to watch: Rugby events run from July 26 to 31, 2021.

 

Erica Wiebe

When to watch: Wrestling events run from August 1 to 7, 2021.

 

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Rylan Wiens

When to watch: Diving events run from July 25 to 28 and July 30 to August 7, 2021.

 

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