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Teenage Swimmer Jacoby Takes 1st US Women’s Gold at Tokyo Olympics

A 17-year-old Alaska girl on Tuesday became the first American woman to take a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Lydia Jacoby won the women’s 100-meter breaststroke, topping 2016 champion Lilly King. South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker won silver while King took bronze. “I was definitely racing for a medal. I knew I had it in […]

Lydia Jacoby: Video shows schoolmates going wild as 17-year-old US swimming prodigy wins surprise gold

US teen swimmer Lydia Jacoby has won a shock gold medal in the women’s 100-metre breaststroke final at the Tokyo Olympics, leading to her family members and friends breaking into celebration at her hometown in Seward, Alaska. The 17-year-old champion has become the first American woman to secure a gold in swimming at the Tokyo […]

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