EUGENE, Ore. (WFFT) - After throwing 197 feet, six inches on her fifth throw at the U.S. Olympic qualifiers over the weekend, DeKalb grad Rachel Dincoff is now Tokyo bound for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games.
— Rachel Dincoff ☀ (@raydinc) June 21, 2021
After finding out she made the Olympics, Dincoff got emotional, and dropped to a knee on the track, saying, "It hit me like a train. I had to drop to my knees and just pray and give thanks, and just let it out."
A 2012 DeKalb grad, it will be Dincoff's first career appearance in the Summer Games.