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Kansas City-area gymnasts hope for Olympic glory

Leanne Wong, Kara Eaker
Posted at 6:05 PM, Jun 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-27 19:05:31-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Two Kansas City area gymnasts are hoping for their chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Leanne Wong, a senior at Blue Valley High School, and Kara Eaker, of Grain Valley High School, are both in St. Louis for the Olympic Trials.

41 Action News anchor Lindsay Shively and reporter Jordan Betts are at The Dome at America's Center monitoring how the pair does in the trials.

The trials begin at 7 p.m. on 41 Action News.