December 8, 2022

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Annie Guglia will eventually take part in the Tokyo Games

L'athlète de boxe Mandy Bujold sourit en jouant avec sa fille Kate sur le ring de boxe.

Mentally, mentally and physically I try to stay on top, ”said Annie Guglia. Mentally, I was already at the top.

Events are jostling for the 30-year-old Montreal, and she will have very little time to get back to Earth. From Monday, we will see her on stage at the street course event.

Physically, I was so tired, it was so hot, she said. I slept five hours in two nights, but I’m going to rest tonight, it’s going to be fine. To stay here, to climb, it is unreal!

Some misfortune

Annie Guglia went to Japan in disaster, Earlier this week, after being promoted to the first replacement. By being there, she hopes to get help from fate … and her wishes come true in two stages.

COVID-19 is the cause of the first stroke of luck. Dutch Candy Jacobs, ranked 8th in the world, withdrew after a positive result. Spaniard Andrea Benitez thus earned his place in the games as the first substitute. Guglia had to wait for another defeat to gain herself.

A second stroke of luck was expressed in Colombia. Ana Maria Randon, who was previously classified as Guglia on the list of alternatives, could not make it to Japan. The withdrawal of the injured South African athlete now gives her a chance to fight for the medal.

Canadian snowboarder Annie Guglia during the World Semi-Finals in Rome in June 2021.

Photo: AFP / Getty Images / Tijiana Faby

She said it was an honor to represent Canada at the inaugural Skateboarding Olympics and to share this historic moment with everyone. I am excited for this opportunity and thank you so much!

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“We are delighted that Annie is making her Olympic debut in Tokyo,” said Eric Miles, director of sport for the Canadian Olympic Committee. She is the leader on and off the field, reflecting Team Canada’s values.

Annie Guglia lost her Olympic qualification to the worlds in Rome at 24th place The worst defeat of his life, In his own words.

Skateboarding is a new sport in sports. It is designed with two events: the park (or bowl) and the street course.