Friday, 12 August 2016

Simone Mauel wins individual Olympic medal in Swimming

Simone Ashley Manuel, the American Olympic competition swimmer has at age 20 turned the first black woman to win an individual Olympic medal in swimming.

The Stanford University student tied with Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak in the women's 100m freestyle final at the 2016 Olympics.

She is also the first American to win the 100m freestyle since the 1984 Olympics.

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