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Rio2016: Simone Shed Tears As She Emerges First Black Woman To Win Olympic Swimming Gold [PHOTOS]



 20yrs old Simone Manuel, has made history for the USA, setting a new Olympic record in the 100-m freestyle and becoming the first black woman to win an individual swimming gold.
She is also the first American to win the 100m freestyle since the 1984 Olympics. After her race, the teary-eyed Stanford University student, said:

“THIS MEDAL IS NOT JUST FOR ME, IT’S FOR A WHOLE BUNCH OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE COME BEFORE ME AND HAVE BEEN AN INSPIRATION TO ME. AND IT’S FOR ALL THE PEOPLE AFTER ME WHO BELIEVE YOU CAN’T DO IT.”
Congrats…



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