• Lee Kiefer's Euphoric Reaction to Her Historic Olympics Win Brings Pure Joy to My Soul

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Lee Kiefer has made history. On July 25, the athlete earned Team USA's third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics and the country's first-ever medal in the individual foil fencing category. She defeated reigning champion Inna Deriglazova, bringing home the country's third gold medal in the fencing sport period. When Kiefer pulled off her mask, spectators could practically feel her joyful energy through the screen. Her euphoric shouts of excitement are a top-tier moment of the games so far.
    Aside from being a badass athlete, Kiefer is also a full-time medical student at the University of...
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  • A Brief History of the Rivalry Between Olympic Swimmers Lilly King and Yulia Efimova

    A Brief History of the Rivalry Between Olympic Swimmers Lilly King and Yulia Efimova

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    For international rivals, there's nothing sweeter than clinching Olympic gold, and no one knows that feeling better than American swimmer Lilly King. At the 2016 Rio Games, a then 19-year-old King not only out-swam her rival, Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, in the 100-meter breaststroke, but also set a new personal and Olympic record with a finish time of 1:04.93. Of course, as is often the case with rivalries, it wasn't just the swimming that made headlines. Here's what you need to know about these fierce competitors before they face off again in Tokyo.
    When Did the Rivalry Between King...
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  • At 13 Years Old, Momiji Nishiya Wins Gold in Women's Olympic Street Skateboarding

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    It was anyone's game at the women's street skateboarding finals as the fifth-round for best trick were underway at the Tokyo Olympics. Momiji Nishiya of Japan ended up winning the gold medal due to her successful performance of a gap -to- lip putting her at a score of 15.26. At just 13 years old, she made history as the first-ever gold medalist for women's olympic street skateboarding.
    An announcer was heard exclaiming "teenagers are taking over the world," as the top three skaters of the finals began to solidify. Placing third was 16-year-old Funa Nakayama , also of Japan, and Brazil's...
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