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Celebrating the female Olympians

Sep 02, 2016 - The Washington Times

Over half of the 121 medals that U.S. Olympians have brought home from Rio de Janeiro belong to women. Their 61 total medals has set the record for the most medals won by women athletes during the Olympic Games; in London's 2012 Games, which were the first Olympics to have women athletes compete in all events, they won 58. From swimming to gymnastics to air rifle shooting, women earned 27 of the 46 total U.S. gold medals.

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