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VIDEO: Athletes at Tokyo Olympics are inspiring the next generation of stars

VIDEO: Athletes at Tokyo Olympics are inspiring the next generation of stars
Posted at 12:34 AM, Aug 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-01 03:35:00-04

Every athlete competing at the 2020 Tokyo Games has a chance to make an impact. Check out these cute moments of little kids imitating their favorite Olympians.

Is there anything more precious than this girl imitating Suni Lee during her gold medal routine?

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This adorable toddler had some uplifting compliments for the women weightlifting.

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She tried out some "squats" a little while later.

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This munchkin has a future in swimming or diving! 

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With how young skateboarders are, it could only be a few years before we see him dropping in at the Olympics.

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This young girl wins for the most authentic impression, she even has baby powder for her hands! Look at the huge smile and wave! 

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These videos are proof that no matter the outcome, Olympians are inspiring future generations of athletes!

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