Simone Manuel’s response after swimming from behind to tie for gold and breaking the Olympic 100-meter record? “All I can say is all glory to God. … I’m just so blessed.” Manuel is the first African-American woman to win gold in a swimming event, the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event, and the first American to win the 100-meter since 1984.
She will leave Rio with two gold and two silver medals. On Saturday night she won gold as freestyle anchor […]