Athletes from all around the world dream of making it to the Olympic Games, but few from west Texas see that reality.
There are four athletes that competed here at Texas Tech, and now they are competing at the highest level in Rio.
We also can't forget about the 10 athletes from South Plains College that are competing at the games.
You can see all of them competing in their respective sports, right here on KCBD News Channel 11.
The four from Tech include:
Janine Becki - Canada soccer vs. Germany - 2 p.m., Aug. 9
Victoria Esson - New Zealand soccer vs. France - 5 p.m., Aug. 9
Gil Roberts - 400M qualifying round - 7:05 p.m., Aug. 12
Bradley Adkins - High Jump qualifying round - 6:30 p.m,, Aug. 14