SAN ANGELO- Angelo State track and field alum, Daisy Osakue will represent Italy at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. The discus thrower made the announcement on social media Wednesday afternoon.

Osakue was born in Italy to Nigerian immigrant parents. She came to Angelo State in 2017, when she placed fourth in discus at the NCAA D2 Outdoor National Championships.

Since then, Osakue was named an 8-time All-American, and 2-time national champion. She broke her own NCAA D2 discus record twice, and won gold at the World University Games in 2019.