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Simone Ashley Manuel is an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold and silver medalist. She currently shares the Olympic record in the 100 meter freestyle with Canada's Penny Oleksiak. At the 2012 United States Olympic Trials, Manuel placed 20th in the 50-meter freestyle (25.63) 17th in 100-meter freestyle (55.45). At the 2013 US National Championships, Manuel qualified for the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona by placing 2nd in the 50-meter freestyle and 3rd in the 100-meter freestyle. At the 2013 World Aquatics Championships, Manuel earned a gold medal while swimming on the U.S. team in the preliminary heats of 4100-meter freestyle relay. Swimming on the lead-off leg in the heats, Manuel recorded a time of 54.23. In her only individual event, the 50-meter freestyle, Manuel finished 7th overall with a time of 24.80. At the 2014 U.S. National Championships (the qualifying meet for both the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships and the 2015 World Aquatics Championships) Manuel finished 1st in the 50-meter freestyle (24.56), 2nd in the 100-meter freestyle (53.66), and 7th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:58.79). At the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Manuel won two silver medals and a bronze. Her silvers came in the 4100-meter freestyle and medley relay and in the 100-meter freestyle final, Manuel finished third with a time of 53.71. Manuel also competed in the 50-meter freestyle and finished 4th with a time of 24.70. In 2015, Manuel became one of the first three African-Americans to place in the top three spots at the 100 yard freestyle in any Womens Division I NCAA Swimming Championship; she was first, Lia Neal was second, and Natalie Hinds was third. In 2016 Manuel won a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games in the Women's 4x100m freestyle relay and tied for a gold medal in the 100m freestyle with Penny Oleksiak with an Olympic record of 52.70. She is the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in swimming for the United States or any individual Olympic medal in swimming for the United States
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Posted on 12 August 2016 | 3:40 pm
Simone Manuel made history at the Summer 2016 Olympic games in Rio in early August. She just became the first African-American woman to compete and dominate an individual event in swimming on August 11th and not only did she tie for the best time with Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, but she created a new record for Read More
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