As Tokyo 2020 Makes Australian Olympic History With Largest Indigenous Contingent, Here Are The Female Athletes To Watch

Ash Barty

World No. 1 Ash Barty is set to become the first Indigenous athlete to represent Australia in tennis at the Olympics. 

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Taliqua Clancy

The beach volleyball star will be heading to Tokyo alongside Mariafe Artacho del Solar. 

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Angeline Blackburn

Set to compete in the women’s 4x400m relay team, Blackburn said of her selection: “My heart is so full. I’ve dreamt of representing my country and people for over two decades. And I am just so grateful to be part of the team.”

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Leilani Mitchell

The WNBA Washington Mystics player will compete at the Olympics in basketball. 

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Brooke Peris

The hockey player will be heading to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics. 

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Stacey Porter

The softball icon will head to the Olympics to take on softball on the international stage. 

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Kyah Simon

The Matildas star will be part of the official team heading to Tokyo to try and claim victory in the football competition. 

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Tarni Stepto

The softball star will also take to Tokyo alongside teammate Stacey Porter. 

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Lydia Williams

The Matildas star will be part of the official Olympic team. 

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Mariah Williams

Australian hockey star Mariah Williams is also Tokyo bound. 

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