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Devota Nyakyoma, 20, from Brampton, has set her sights on competing for her country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
But it hasn't been an easy ride for Devota - she was born in Tanzania, and orphaned at a young age.
Gregory Hoare went to meet her:
One of our region's athletes is hoping to represent her country in international tournaments. Devota Nyakyoma is already winning awards as a javelin thrower, and now she is setting her sights on competing in the Commonwealth Games in 2018.