She shared this amazing news on Twitter with a photo of her in Youth Olympic Park, Singapore, and a letter from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torchbearers Office. The letter reads:
"Dear Gretchen Ho,
It is a pleasure to meet you. As 2019 nearly comes to a close, we hope you have had a wonderful year.
We are the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torchbearers Office. As a part of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee), our work relates to the torchbearers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
We have some great news for you.
As the result of a rigorous screening process, you have been officially selected as a torchbearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay!"
She also clarified that she is not the Philippines' official flagbearer. She applied to be among the 10,000 torchbearers who will be part of the relay at Fukushima, Japan on March 26.
Congratulations, Gretchen! Here's to fulfilling more dreams in 2020!
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