Simone Manuel

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Simone Ashley Manuel (born August 2, 1996) is an American professional swimmer specializing in freestyle events. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she won two gold and two silver medals: gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4x100-meter medley, and silver in the 50-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. In winning the 100-meter freestyle, a tie with Penny Oleksiak of Canada, Manuel became the first Black American woman to win an individual Olympic gold in swimming and set an Olympic record and an American record. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simone Manuel has received more than 1,106,854 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Simone Manuel is the 347th most popular swimmer (down from 286th in 2019), the 15,757th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,979th in 2019) and the 95th most popular American Swimmer.

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  • 22

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  • 3.71

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Among swimmers, Simone Manuel ranks 347 out of 392Before her are Eric Shanteau, Emily Seebohm, James Magnussen, Mie Nielsen, Alicia Coutts, and Kylie Palmer. After her are Vlada Chigireva, Tamás Kenderesi, Christine Magnuson, Velimir Stjepanović, Kaitlin Sandeno, and Kanako Watanabe.

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Among people born in 1996, Simone Manuel ranks 427Before her are Angus Gunn, Denis Spitsov, Mie Nielsen, Shinnosuke Nakatani, Callum Scotson, and Kazuya Miyahara. After her are Jarrod Bowen, Liam Henderson, Tamás Kenderesi, Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya, Kyla Ross, and Kanako Watanabe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Simone Manuel ranks 15,757 out of 15,968Before her are Michael Orozco (1986), Carl Edwards (1979), Aries Spears (1975), Denzel Valentine (1993), Reggie Bullock (1991), and Frank Caeti (1973). After her are Vonetta Flowers (1973), Brad Evans (1985), Bo Bice (1975), Aedin Mincks (2000), Langston Galloway (1991), and Xavier Carter (1985).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Simone Manuel ranks 95Before her are Katie Hoff (1989), Margaret Hoelzer (1983), Peter Vanderkaay (1984), Klete Keller (1982), Nick Thoman (1986), and Eric Shanteau (1983). After her are Christine Magnuson (1985), Kaitlin Sandeno (1983), Chase Kalisz (1994), Garrett Weber-Gale (1985), Tyler Clary (1989), and Megan Jendrick (1984).

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