#RIO2016 Simone Manuel of the United States looks on prior to competing in the first Semifinal of the Women's 100m Freestyle on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic...

Simone Manuel of the United States looks on prior to competing in the first Semifinal of the Women's Freestyle on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic.

Simone Manuel - First African-American Olympic swimmer to win a gold medal in history

Olympic Swimmer Simone Manuel Has the Perfect Nickname

First-Time Olympic Swimmer Simone Manuel just became the first African American woman to win an Olympic Gold Metal in an individual event!

Pin for Later: Simone Manuel Makes History as the First Black Solo Swimmer to Win Gold

Simone Manuel Makes History as the First Black Solo Swimmer to Win Gold

Simone Manuel made history as the first black solo swimmer to win gold! See her emotional interview where she says, "It's for all the people after me who believe they can't do it." I watched her race.

08.07.16 USA swimmers Maya Dirado, Simone Manuel, and Missy Franklin goof around on the pool deck between sessions. #Rio2016

USA swimmers Maya Dirado, Simone Manuel, and Missy Franklin goof around on the pool deck between sessions.

Olympians to Headline USA College Challenge Rosters - Pac-12.com http://ift.tt/2fVW1GV  On the Pac-12 side the Stanford duo of Katie Ledecky (Bethesda Md./Stanford Swimming) and Simone Manuel (Sugar Land Texas/Stanford Swimming) lead the roster along with 2016 Olympic teammates Kathleen Baker (Winston-Salem N.C./California...and more

Olympians to Headline USA College Challenge Rosters - Pac-12.com http://ift.tt/2fVW1GV On the Pac-12 side the Stanford duo of Katie Ledecky (Bethesda Md./Stanford Swimming) and Simone Manuel (Sugar Land Texas/Stanford Swimming) lead the roster along with 2016 Olympic teammates Kathleen Baker (Winston-Salem N.C./California...and more

Fastest Woman In The Water! GOLD Medalist Simone Manuel | Rio 2016 100m Freestyle

Simone Manuel makes history as the first African American woman to win Olympic gold in an individual swimming event. Get the scoop.

Congratulations Simone Biles and Simone Manuel both ladies take home the GOLD…

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Congratulations Simone Biles and Simone Manuel both ladies take home the GOLD!

Simone Manuel reacts after winning the gold and setting a new Olympic record. (REUTERS)

Simone Manuel becomes first African-American woman to win gold in individual swimming event

Simone Manuel reacts after winning the gold and setting a new Olympic record. (REUTERS)

Lia Neal and Simone Manuel are heading to Rio, making it the first time two Black women will compete for the U.S. swim team at the same time. Go, ladies!

Swimmers Lia Neal, Simone Manuel Make Olympic History

History was made over the weekend when Stanford University women’s swimming teammates Simone Manuel (l) and Lia Neal (r) were named to the U. Women’s Olympic swim team. It is the firs…

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