| ||U of T's Gabriela Stafford takes family legacy of racing to Rio |
At 20 years old, Varsity Blues track star Gabriela Stafford was not expected to race at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Instead the fourth-year psychology student had her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. But, her talent and hard work paid off much sooner when she won the Canadian 1,500-metre title at the Olympic trials in July and secured a spot on Team Canada in Rio. Not surprising, considering her family's history of racing.