20-old-year American swimmer, Simone Manuel, has emerged first black woman to win Olympic gold in a swimming event at the Olympics.
Manuel alongside Canada’s Penny Oleksiak,16, won the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle event at the #RioOlympics2016 on Thursday night.
The swimmer broke down in tears when she discovered she had won gold. She clocked in at 52.70secs and set a new Olympic record.
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