The Podium: An NBC Olympics podcast. Join us for insider coverage during the 17 intense days of competition at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. In the run-up to the opening ceremony, we’ll bring you deep into the stories and events that have defined the Olympics and those that will shape the Tokyo Olympics, plus an intimate look into the unseen details that only the athletes themselves can tell.
When you win a medal at the Olympic Games, your names is etched in history and plastered all over the ticker tape. Sometimes, the names of our Olympic champions fit just a little too well and lead us to ask: Is it in the name?
Jagger Eaton explains his family’s naming conventions and not so rock’n’roll celebration plans. Tennys Sandgren and Austin Krajicek talk to us while nursing their bronze medal match loss and women’s 200m breaststroke medalist Annie Lazor keeps the man who gave her such a speedy name at the forefront of her mind.
Listen to The Podium daily during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games for new insight into the stories you know and the ones you’ll be happy to discover.