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100 LGBTQ athletes, a record, were pleased to have qualified for the Summer Olympics, which are only held every four years. They were expected in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, from July 24 to August 9, 2020, ready to represent their country and our community; ready to surpass themselves in their quest for a medal. But all that has changed with the coronavirus outbreak.
Over 100 LGBTQ athletes are expected to compete in the Tokyo Olympics this summer, even if of course we still don’t know if the Olympics will take place because of the coronavirus. They are scheduled to start on July 24, 2020, and are due to end on August 9.
Until now, BMX Freestyle hasn’t been part of the Summer Olympics, but this will change as BMX Freestyle competitions will be part of the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo next summer.
Freestyle BMX rider Chelsea Wolfe started the year with one goal in mind: to get a ticket to represent her country and our community at the Tokyo Games.
She could make history by becoming the very first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.