'Please help mum and dad see me in the Olympics'

Larissa Miller.
Larissa Miller. BEN STANSALL

MORANBAH gymnast Larissa Miller has set up a Gofundme page so her parents can watch her compete in the Rio Olympics.

Ms Miller is hoping to raise $10,000, as flights to Brazil are between $8000 and $9000, she said.

She posted this on the Gofundme page:

My name is Larrissa Miller, I am a 23 year old Woman's Artistic Gymnast.   

I have been selected as the only WAG athlete to represent Australia at this years Rio Olympic Games, and I have been training for this moment for almost 19 years!   

This is one of the best things that has ever happened to me in my gymnastics career, and I would love nothing more than to bring my parents along so they can watch me compete.  

Unfortunately at this time, flights alone to Brazil are between $8000 and $9000.  

Even when I was a little girl it had always been a dream of my dads to go to Rio!

My parents have stopped at nothing over the years to make my gymnastics career possible, and I am so hopeful that you will be able to help me get my parents to the Olympic Games.  

I will be so grateful for whatever comes of this.  

Thank you so much.  

With love, Larrissa Xx

If you would like to help Larissa and her family visit the page here.

Topics:  gymnastics mackay olympics rio sport

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