Meet the North Texans Representing Team USA

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After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Olympics are present little than a week away.

At slightest 14 North Texans volition correspond the United States:

  • Tom Scott was raised successful Richardson and attended Jesuit College Prep successful Dallas.
  • Brian Irr is simply a New York autochthonal but moved to North Texas 4 years agone to bid successful Plano. He and Scott are 2 of the 4 karate athletes heading to Tokyo for Team USA.

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  • Jasmine Moore, from Grand Prairie, is simply a way and tract phenom. She was a 9x authorities champion astatine Mansfield Lake Ridge High School. She’ll vie successful the triple jump.

Jasmine Moore, acold right, celebrates with different triple leap Olympic qualifiers for Team USA

  • Hailey Hernandez is connected the Team USA Diving team. She’ll plunge into Olympic contention conscionable 2 months aft graduating from Southlake Carroll High School.

For Haley Hernandez, the summertime  has been spent getting acceptable   for the Tokyo Olympics aft  earning her spot   with TEAM USA diving.

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For Haley Hernandez, the summertime has been spent getting acceptable for the Tokyo Olympics aft earning her spot with TEAM USA diving.

  • Ariel Atkins went to Duncanville High School and present plays for the Washington Mystics successful the WNBA. She volition correspond Team USA for 5x5 basketball.

  • Allisha Gray, a Dallas Wings commencement from Georgia, volition correspond Team USA successful 3x3 basketball.

Allisha Gray, defender  for the Dallas Wings, volition  marque   past  arsenic  1  of the U.S. Olympians connected  the squad  for Women’s 3x3 basketball.

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Allisha Gray, defender for the Dallas Wings, volition marque past arsenic 1 of the U.S. Olympians connected the squad for Women’s 3x3 basketball.

  • Chiaka Ogbogu, a volleyball subordinate oregon Team USA, calls Coppell home. According to her biography, she near the University of Texas arsenic the schoolhouse grounds holder successful vocation blocks. 

Chiaka Ogbogu (11) of Eczacibasi VitrA successful  enactment   during the CEV Women's Champions League Group D lucifer  betwixt  Eczacibasi VitrA and Lokomotiv Kaliningrad astatine  Burhan Felek Volleyball Hall successful  Istanbul, Turkey connected  December 09, 2020.

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Chiaka Ogbogu (11) of Eczacibasi VitrA successful enactment during the CEV Women's Champions League Group D lucifer betwixt Eczacibasi VitrA and Lokomotiv Kaliningrad astatine Burhan Felek Volleyball Hall successful Istanbul, Turkey connected December 09, 2020.

  • Austin Krajicek, from Plano, is connected Team USA Tennis.

Austin Krajicek of Team USA plays a backhand successful the doubles lucifer against Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini of Team Italy during time 5 of the ATP Cup Group Stage astatine RAC Arena connected January 07, 2020 successful Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

  • TCU alum and Fort Worth nonmigratory Ronnie Baker volition question the rubric of 'world’s fastest antheral erstwhile helium runs the 100-meter dash.

  • Bryson DeChambeau, a nonrecreational golfer surviving successful Dallas, heads to Tokyo aft helium finishes the British Open.

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Bryson DeChambeau of the United States waves connected the 13th greenish during the 2nd circular of the 2021 PGA Championship astatine Kiawah Island Resort's Ocean Course connected May 21, 2021 successful Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

  • Austen Smith of Keller volition purpose for golden arsenic the youngest subordinate of the U.S. Olympic shooting team.

  • Vincent Hancock, of Fort Worth, already has 2 Olympic golden medals successful skeet shooting and is backmost connected Team USA again.

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  • Emma Malabuyo, a gymnast from Flower Mound, made Team USA arsenic an alternate.

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  • Jourdan Delacruz, a weightlifter from Wylie, is looking to assistance her squad to Olympic gold.

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