Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) women have more than made their mark on American sports. Michelle Kwan, Kyla Ross, Kristi Yamaguchi, Chloe Kim (more on her in a minute) — the list goes on, and to watch these talented athletes do their thing at the highest level for Team USA is a joy.
Ahead are a few of the APIA women doing big things on the field, court, rink, and beyond for Team USA, and this is just the start! These athletes are dominating as we speak, but they’re also inspiring a whole new generation to do the same, breaking down boundaries and winning medals as they go. Check out a few of these must-know athletes and start following them now, if you’re not already, because they’ve got big things on the horizon.
To learn more about all the Olympic hopefuls, visit TeamUSA.org. Watch the Tokyo Olympics this summer on NBC.