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Rebeca Andrade is First Brazilian Woman to Win Artistic Gymnastics Gold

Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade made history at the Tokyo Olympics for the second time on August 1, when she won gold in the women’s artistic gymnastics vault final. Rebeca’s win marks the first time anyone from her country has won...
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Rebeca Andrade is the First Brazilian Woman to Medal in Gymnastics at the Olympics

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade just became the first woman from her country to win a medal in women’s artistic gymnastics in the history of the Olympic games. The 22-year-old competed in the individual all-around competition  on July 29 at the...
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Costa Rican Gymnast Luciana Alvarado Pays Tribute to Black Lives Matter at the Tokyo Olympics

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado,18, took her shot at the Tokyo Olympics as an opportunity to show her support for the Black Lives Matter movement. At the end of her floor routine during the event semi-finals on July 25, 2021,...
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Venezuelan LGBT Triple Jumper Yulimar Rojas World Athletics’ Female Athlete of 2020

Virginia Isaad
Twenty-five-year-old Venezuelan triple jumper Yulimar Rojas was just named the female athlete of the year by World Athletics Awards Dec. 5 during the streamed event alongside Swedish pole vaulter (male athlete) Mondo Duplantis. Rojas broke a 16-year-old world indoor record...
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Laurie Hernandez Shuts Down Body Shamers By Creating A Body Positive Clothing Line

Yvette Montoya
It’s safe to say that Laurie Hernandez became a household name after the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. We were all transfixed as she executed the balance beam routine that won her the Silver medal and we were all cheering...