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2021 olympics

Olympic athletes stream into UT's famed swimming and diving program

Texas' swimming and diving program has produced dozens of Olympic athletes. (Texas Men's Swimming and Diving/Twitter)

When the Team USA Swimming team came home with 30 medals to dominate the 2021 Summer Olympics, one medalist, Erica Sullivan, hung hers up in her new city of Austin.

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Going for gold: 27 athletes with Austin ties heading to the '21 Tokyo Olympics

More than twenty athletes with Austin ties are headed to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. (Olympics)

From trailblazing veterans to newcomers eager to represent their country, 27 athletes with ties to Austin are gracing the world stage as they head to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Here's who's who from Austin as Team USA gears up for success in Tokyo:

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Former UT diver Alison Gibson looking to make a splash at Tokyo Olympics

Austinite and former University of Texas diver Alison Gibson is going for gold at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. (University of Texas Swimming and Diving/Twitter)

Austinite and former University of Texas diver Alison Gibson says she's good at "turning off her brain."

The 21-year-old diver said it's all a mental game as she heads to Tokyo ready to represent herself, her alma mater and her country at the 2021 Olympics.

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