Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Who Are The Asian Aussies On The Olympic Team For Tokyo 2020?

As spectators, we all enjoy watching the opening ceremony and the the many sports up for offer at every Olympics. However, these last 2 years have been unprecedented with the pandemic and it has delayed the 2020 Olympics to happen in 2021. At this Olympics, there are no spectators in the stands, nor can the athletes have their loved ones present to cheer them on. For this Olympics Australia has sent 477 Olympians to Tokyo to complete in 30 sports, and looking at the team there at least 22 Aussies who are of Asian background. As usual, Aussie mainstream media has not acknowledged who they are and where they are, so here is a list of the Asian Aussies at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the sport they are competing in.

If there are names missing, please let us know!

ARTISTIC SWIMMING TEAM

Alessandra Ho

Image via Olympics.com.au

BADMINTON TEAM

Wendy Chen (Hsuan-Yu) Singles

Image via Facebook

Setyana MapasaDoubles

Image via Badminton Australia

Gronya SomervilleDoubles, Mixed Doubles

Image via Badminton Australia

Simon LeungMixed Doubles

Image via Badminton Australia

CYCLING TEAM

Saya SakakibaraBMX

Image via Redbull

DIVING TEAM

Esther Qin3m Springboard

Image via Olympics Australia

Melissa Wu10m Platform

Image via Olympics Australia

Shixin Li – 3m spring

Image via ABC News

Nikita Hains – 10m platform

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 15: Nikita Hains poses during the Australian Diving Tokyo Olympic Games Team Announcement at Circular Quay on June 15, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL TEAM

Sam Kerr

GOLF TEAM

Minjee Lee

Image via Golf Channel

GYMNASTIC TEAM

Himeka Onoda – Rhythmic

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 02: Himeka Onoda of Queensland competes with the ribbon during the Australian Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on June 2, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Georgia Godwin – Artistic

Image via Twitter

KARATE TEAM

Tsuneari Yahiro – Kumite – (-75kg)

Image via Olympics Australia

RUGBY TEAM

Sariah Paki – Women’s

Image via Rugby Australia

SWIMMING TEAM

Se-Bom Lee – 400m IM

TABLE TENNIS TEAM

Jian Fang Lay – Singles, Teams

Image via Twitter

Heming Hu – Mixed Doubles, Teams

Chris Yan – Singles, Teams

WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Erika Yamasaki – Women 59kg

HOUSTON, TX – NOVEMBER 21: Erika Yamasaki of Australia competes in the women’s 53kg weight class during the 2015 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships at the George R. Brown Convention Center on November 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Are we missing anyone? If so, please let us know!~~

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