TOKYO (AP) — When Jordan Larson and Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson made the commitment to compete in a third Olympics, this moment was what they had in mind.
Two of the best U.S. women's volleyball players of their generation will wrap up their Olympic careers with a shot at the first gold medal for the Americans ever in the sport.
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. volleyball star Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson woke up with a vision that her team was poised to make it back to the gold medal game.
Five years after Akinradewo Gunderson could only watch the end of a crushing five-set loss to Serbia in the Olympic semifinals because of an injured knee, she helped lead her team one step closer to the ultimate prize.
TOKYO (AP) — A third trip to the Olympics was far from a sure thing for U.S. volleyball star Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson when she gave birth to her son in November 2019.
A challenging pregnancy that robbed her of most of her core strength left her questioning whether she could get back to her usual elite level.