Leigh Howard looking for balance with Olympic dream on hold

Leigh Howard (Australia) before the TP
Leigh Howard (Australia) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Leigh Howard had five days to revel in the “relief” of being selected for his first Olympics before Tokyo 2020 was officially postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 30-year-old was named in Australia’s track squad for the Games on March 19 – four days before the Australian Olympic Committee indicated it would boycott if the event went ahead as scheduled and five before the International Olympic Committee called it off.

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