In Tokyo 2020, Brazil wants to beat its own Olympic records

A total of 301 Brazilian athletes will compete in 35 sports in Tokyo - there were 465 athletes in 2016, the largest Olympic delegation in the country's history.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil comes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with an ambitious challenge: to beat the medal record of the last edition, when it had more athletes in contention and competing at home, with all the support and energy of Rio 2016 on its side.

To achieve this bold goal, the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) is relying on a team of rookies who arrive with favorite status in debutant sports - such as skateboarding and surfing - as well as seasoned veterans who are working to return to the podium, this time in the pandemic Olympics, the most adverse . . .

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