first_imgPfizer vaccinating Olympic athletes at 2020 Tokyo Games May 7, 2021 Advertisement Still, Sweat and her family are holding out hope that enough progress can be made in the fight against COVID-19 that the ban on fans can be adjusted. As for Brooke, she is determined, family in the attendance or not, to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics this Summer for her country and her family. “I’m definitely excited to have another chance, not just for myself, but for my family to be there and perform better because they are my whole support system.”Meanwhile, Sweat and Walsh-Jennings still have to qualify. Currently, the pair is holding onto the second and final qualifying spot to represent the United States.  RELATEDTOPICS AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments AdvertisementTags: OlympicsTokyo Olympics LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Nick Sweat has been preparing for months for the Olympics. “We’ve been looking for the last year and a half for hotels, Air B&Bs. We had 11 of us going,” said Sweat. He and his family have been preparing to follow his wife, 2016 olympian and former FGCU volleyball star, Brooke Sweat, to the Tokyo Olympics.NBC Sports However, the International Olympic Committee just put those plans to a halt by announcing that all international fans would be banned from attending the games because of the ongoing pandemic.  About 10,000 Tokyo Olympic volunteers quit with 50 days until opening ceremony June 3, 2021 AdvertisementNow, Brooke and her teammate, Keri Walsh-Jennings, won’t have their biggest supporters in the stands should they qualify. “I know they’re just as heartbroken as I am,” said Brooke Sweat. “But I think in the end, it comes down to this is what it takes for us to compete.”Sweat said she takes the news that fans have been banned as a positive sign that the games will be played, unlike last year.  University of Florida swimmer Kieran Smith secures 2nd Olympic race with 200-meter win June 15, 2021 Advertisement Olympic runner claims positive steroid test is a false positive from a pork burrito June 16, 2021 AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentslast_img