8-year-old BMX star dreams of Olympic gold

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) BMX-ER, CAMILA IACHINI, SAYING: "Motocross is a lot of fun. For any sport, cycling, football, all sports require discipline, perseverance. And if you have perseverance, then you can make your dreams happen."

Eight-year-old Camila Iachini has a dream:

to win an Olympic gold medal for BMX cycling in 2032

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) BMX-ER, CAMILA IACHINI, SAYING: "I turned on the television and I saw the Rio Olympics of 2016. I saw Stefany Hernandez, Mariana Pajon and Jefferson Milano, and I asked my parents if I could practice that sport. They said yes. And so from 5 years of age I got into motocross. My first bike had a 12 inch rim. I was three years old and Santa Claus gave it to me."

Camila already has 25 medals and trophies under her belt

She's also Venezuela's runner-up champion in the BMX category for girls

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) IACHINI'S FATHER, MARIO IACHINI, SAYING: "She was 3 years old when she saw those women (Olympians). When those athletes came out she said, 'Dad, I want to be an Olympian, I want to be an Olympian'. That still gives me goosebumps, I will never forget it. At three years of age, children don't think of that. We would go to the yard, 'Let's play Olympics'. And so we would set the timer and started doing laps.// Sports develops incredible values in us, for whatever profession she takes on. So if Camila wants to go to the 2032 Olympics, then we will support her in that."

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