March 24, 2020, 5:20 p.m. (ET)

 

Olympic track and field medalist Emma Coburn may have said it best: "Our dreams aren't canceled, they are just postponed."

When the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee announced Tuesday that the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be postponed to 2021 -- exact dates still to be determined -- due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Team USA athletes took to social media to share their thoughts on the decision and what it means for their training and Games preparation.

See what Olympic and Paralympic veterans and hopefuls had to say as they gear up for an unprecedented journey toward Tokyo.

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