“Getting That Gold Medal Would Be Something Incredible” – Bianca Andreescu Aiming For Olympic Glory

Published 03/11/2020, 11:47 AM CDT


Bianca Andreescu is finally on the verge of a return. In a recent interview, Andreescu has revealed that she is looking at the Miami Open as her possible avenue of return. However, she is back with big aspirations this time around.

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As we all know, 2020 is the year when the festival of sports returns to our television sets. We are talking about the Tokyo Olympics. Despite repeated threats of the Coronavirus, athletes have prepared themselves for a good performance at the super event.

Even though grand slams are the big one for tennis stars, winning an Olympic medal is a unique virtue that only a few can claim. While at other times you are amassing individual achievements, an Olympic medal gives you the opportunity of doing something for your country. Needless to say, it is a dream for many tennis stars.

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Apparently, Bianca Andreescu is one of those stars. In an interview with PEOPLE, Andreescu revealed her Olympic aspirations. You’ll be surprised to know that this is a childhood dream of the Canadian!

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What did Bianca Andreescu say? 

Andreescu revealed that the Olympics are a topmost priority for her this year-

I’m really looking forward to the Olympics this year, 100%.”

In fact, she revealed that the Olympics were a childhood dream –

“I remember when I was 12 years old. I remember watching that 2012 Olympics and telling my mom, ‘I want to be there.’ And I have a really good chance this year so I’m super excited,” she says.”

Andreescu revealed that the exhilarating experience of the Olympics had been communicated to her by erstwhile athletes –

“I’ve heard from athletes who’ve played them over the years and they say it’s one of the best experiences of their lives so that’s definitely a goal of mine. Obviously not just participating in it, but getting that gold medal would be something incredible.”

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Know More – Who Are Bianca Andreescu’s Parents?

The fact that she is aiming for an Olympic gold speaks volumes about her ambition. An Olympic gold will put her in some elite company with stars like the Williams sisters.

Do you think Bianca Andreescu can win an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo?

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.

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