Simone Manuel made history last night as the first Black woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual swimming event. Much less gold. The race from last night proved to be even more exciting because the shine was all on Australian sisters Bronte and Cate Campbell who were poised to be the first siblings to stand on the podium together.
But with Manuel finally being recognized for her amazing swimming, here are 10 facts about USA’s latest star.
1. Simone made history this year as the first Black woman to win Olympic gold in an individual swimming event.
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