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Chasing Gold: Annie Kunz’s Journey to Tokyo

August 3, 2021
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The road to the Olympics is rarely easy, and for Annie Kunz, the grind finally paid off at the United States Olympic Trials in June. With the heptathlon slated to begin on August 3, Texas FilmWorks takes you inside Annie's journey to Tokyo.


Annie’s Heptathlon Schedule (All times CT)

  • Tuesday, August 3: 100m - 13.49 - 1,052 points
  • Tuesday, August 3: High Jump - 1.80m - 978 points
  • Wednesday, August 4: Shot Put - 15.15m - 871 points
  • Wednesday, August 4: 200m - 24.12 - 969 points (3,870 overall, 4th place)
  • Wednesday, August 4: Long Jump - 7:40 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 4: Javelin - 10:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 5: 800m - 7:20 a.m.
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Chasing Gold: Annie Kunz’s Journey to Tokyo

6,275 Views | 4 Replies | Last: 1 mo ago by McJulie-O
mullokmotx
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Great video. Just saw on the USATF website that Annie is 1 of 65 elite athletes receiving a 2021 Stephen A. Schwarzman elite athlete grant of $30,000. Another interview I saw she indicated she is considering staying with the sport, Next years Worlds are in Eugene, and 2023 Worlds are in Budapest.
Sully Penny
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Gig 'em, Annie.
92aginSC
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Good stuff! Good luck to her!
McJulie-O
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Oh, Annie! I loved watching her on the soccer pitch, and I loved rooting for her this week in the heptathlonEven without the winning hardware it was well done! Well done!
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