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Canada Rising: Natalie Achonwa's growing basketball presence

In this segment of Canada Rising, women's basketball team member Natalie Achonwa talks about what it will take to add an Olympic medal to her golds from the Pan Am and FIBA Americas tournaments.

WNBA forward ready to add to her medal haul

Natalie Achonwa brings a combination of size, strength and swagger to the Canada team as it prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio - a process she calls "building the beast." 1:26

Natalie Achonwa earned two gold medals playing for Canada's women's basketball team in 2015. She's looking to add another in Rio.

In this segment of Canada Rising, the forward from Guelph, Ont., talks about what it will take to add an Olympic medal to her Pan Am and FIBA Americas awards.

Achonwa, a six-foot-three forward who led the Indiana Fever to the WNBA final in 2015, projects to be a key member of Canada's Olympic team.

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