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USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics comeback with new mantra

Posted On: Jun 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics comeback with new mantra

Laurie Hernandez took two years off from gymnastics after winning a gold and silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The 19-year-old announced her comeback in October 2018 while doing press for her new children's book, "She's Got This."
She is serving as an ambassador for Alcon Dailies Total 1 contact lenses for a new campaign called "Eye Can, Eye Will." Having a mantra is something Hernandez holds close to her heart.
Hernandez doesn't have a competition marked as her first during her comeback, but her goal is to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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It had been over two years since gold and silver medalist Laurie Hernandez trained competitively in gymnastics when she announced her comeback in October 2018, but that time off was nothing short of busy.
The 19-year-old from Old Bridge Township, New Jersey took hold of many of the opportunities she was given post-Olympics.
She won a Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" with professional dancer...

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