Meet Simone Manuel, The First Ever African American To Win An Olympic Medal In Swimming!

There's not just one awesome Simone in this year's Olympics!
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1. Meet Simone Manuel. She's swimming for Team USA in Rio and she just did something super awesome!

Meet Simone Manuel. She's swimming for Team USA in Rio and she just did something super awesome!

I mean, something ELSE awesome other than going to the Olympics

2. Simone just became the very first African American to win an Olympic Medal for swimming!

Simone just became the very first African American to win an Olympic Medal for swimming!

As you can see, she's pretty pleased about it!

3. She also broke an Olympic Record with her time for the Women's 100M Freestyle, coming in at 52.70 seconds! Congratulations Simone! GO USA!

She also broke an Olympic Record with her time for the Women's 100M Freestyle, coming in at 52.70 seconds! Congratulations Simone! GO USA!

That is one shiny medal!