Simone Manuel / Olympic Swimmer
Simone became the first African-American swimmer to win an individual Olympic gold medal. Simone specialized in sprint freestyle. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she won two gold and two silver medals: gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4x100-meter medley, and silver in the 50-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter freestyle relay.
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