Did Manuel make it to the Olympics?
TOKYO (AP) — A most trying Olympic year for Simone Manuel came to a disappointing end. The American sprinter failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final in Tokyo. She finished tied for 11th in the semifinals on Saturday. The top eight made Sunday’s final.
Did Simone Manuel make the Tokyo Olympics?
TOKYO – After finishing in 11th place overall in the women’s 50-meter freestyle semifinal, five-time Olympic medalist Simone Manuel won’t leave Tokyo with an individual medal. Regardless, she has shown she’s a fighter.
Did Simone Manuel make the Olympic team in swimming?
A short distance freestyle expert, Manuel made her own mark in Rio, but without near as much fanfare as other members of the U.S. swim team. She left Brazil with two gold medals and two silver medals.
Did Simone Biles make the 2021 Olympics?
Simone Biles will miss more time at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics as she continues to prioritize her mental health. Biles’ participation in the all-around was in question after she withdrew from the team final Tuesday. …
Is Simone Manuel still swimming?
Simone Manuel is back in the pool for her second Olympics, a remarkable achievement after she was diagnosed with overtraining syndrome earlier this year. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she became the first Black female swimmer with an Olympic gold medal after conquering the 100m freestyle.