Hubbard has been selected for the Tokyo Olympics next month, where she will compete in the women's 87kg+ weightlifting category.
The International Olympics Committee has approved the Queensland city, pending a final vote.
Organisers have stressed they are determined to press ahead, even as COVID-19 cases surge.
After failing to qualify earlier this year, Lauren Bruce is now a genuine medal contender.
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The athletes could compete under a neutral flag.
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