Lydia Jacoby of Alaska stuns Tokyo Olympics expectations

17 year old youth , Lydia Jacob, from Alaska, stunned the swimming word when she won the the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Games on today.

Jacoby clocked1:04.95 whilst South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker was a distant second place winner with (1:05.22). 

“I was definitely racing for a medal. I knew I had it in me. I wasn’t really expecting a gold medal” she astonishingly said. USA Swimming video post on twitter shows Jacoby’s parents and Highschool mates ecstatic jumping around.

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