#OlympicSoftball - Stars ramp up Olympic fever on social ahead of Wednesday's opening day

#OlympicSoftball - Stars ramp up Olympic fever on social ahead of Wednesday's opening day
20/07/2021
The Olympics means reaching the peak of years of work for the athletes, Find out more about their excitement building towards Wednesday's opening day of softball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

With less than 12 hours until softball starts the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, athletes are engaging with their fans and prompting the thrill and excitement of participating in an Olympic Games. Here's a run through of some of the key posts:

Erika Piancastelli from Team Italy was excited the minute she arrived at Tokyo “where the dreams come true”

Read more: Italy's Erika Piancastelli: “Our biggest goal is to win a medal”

Meanwhile, Jenn Salling from Team Canada shows the pride of her National Team after first practice in Japan.

Listen - Canada’s Jenn Salling is excited to show the world how 'awesome' softball is

And how nice is it to be at the Olympics and celebrate your birthday? Belinda White knows for sure.

One of the greatest in the game, Cat Osterman, who is participating in her last Olympic Games, shared in a post on her website what it means to have this opportunity to be back at the Olympics.

For these athletes, the Olympics means reaching the peak of years of work, a goal they have dreamt of the moment they stepped on the softball diamond.

But not everyone who is in Japan made the team, some of them are the reserve players. A mix of feelings from these amazing athletes. Keilani Ricketts from Team USA reflects about this in this emotional post.

And to finish this social media recap, Steffy Aradillas from Team Mexico sums up what everyone is feeling right now: SPEECHLESS.