Olympian Simone Manuel Inspires a New Generation Of Swimmers
Posted on : 09-04-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Olympic history was made this week when Simone Manuel of Houston, Texas, became the first African-American swimmer to win Olympic Gold. Manuel was competing in her first Olympic games in Rio, Brazil and shocked all by coming out of no where and winning the Gold medal for first place in the 100 meter final and the 4 x 100 meter relay final. Manuel also took the silver in two other events including the 50 meter final. The eyes of the United States were well focused on the performances of Ledecki…
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