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Annie Guglia will finally participate in the Tokyo Games ألعاب

The 30-year-old was a Quebec A trip to Japan in disaster earlier this week Promoted as the first substitute after a competitor who was declared positive for COVID-19 withdrew, Dutchman Candy Jacobs was ranked eighth in the world.

Then the Spanish Andrea Benitez, who was the first substitute, secured her place in the Games. Guglia had to make use of another package to get it.

Anna Maria Randon was ranked ahead of Annie Guglia in the reserve list, but Colombia could not send her to the Games.

It is an honor for me to represent Canada at the inaugural Olympic Games in skateboard Googlia said to share this historic moment with everyone. I am so excited and grateful for this opportunity!

Eric Miles, Director of Sports for the Canadian Olympic Committee, said we are delighted that Annie is making her Olympic debut here in Tokyo. She is a leader on and off the field of play and embodies the values ​​of Team Canada.

The women’s street competition will be held in Tokyo on Monday.

Annie Guglia missed her Olympic qualification for the worlds in Rome in 24th place, a result she described as The worst defeat of his life.

Skateboarding made its debut at the Tokyo Games with two disciplines: park (or bowl) and street track.

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