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Record number of women and Indigenous athletes for Australia at Tokyo's Olympics

A record number of women and of Indigenous athletes will represent Australia in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which begin in just over two weeks time. And of the 472 team members just confirmed, 65 of them were born overseas. It's a clear sign Australia's multicultural sporting fabric is becoming ever more textured.

Taliqua Clancy poses during an announcement of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics Australian Beach Volleyball for the team in Brisbane, Thursday, June 24, 2021. (AAP Image/Albert Perez) NO ARCHIVING

Taliqua Clancy is part of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics Australian Beach Volleyball team Source: AAP

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Published 6 July 2021 at 11:33am
By John Baldock
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Source: SBS News