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From baking to online Zumba classes: How Olympic hopefuls are dealing with uncertainty and training interruptions during the coronavirus pandemic

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Olympic hopeful wrestler Joe Rau bakes a chocolate marble cake at home with his girlfriend, Astrid De Leeuw, on March 19, 2020 in Des Plaines, Ill.

Olympic hopeful wrestler Joe Rau bakes a chocolate marble cake at home with his girlfriend, Astrid De Leeuw, on March 19, 2020 in Des Plaines, Ill. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

U.S. wrestling champion Joe Rau is learning to bake.

Three-time Olympic long jumper Tyrone Smith is binge-watching Netflix and building a Lego race car.

Rhythmic gymnasts Yelyzaveta Merenzon and Elizaveta Pletneva - teammates in a sport in which synchronization is paramount - are taking online Zumba classes alone in their respective homes.

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