TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 03: Athing Mu of Team United States reacts after winning the gold medal in the Women's 800m Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

Nineteen year old Athing Mu made history at the Tokyo Olympics.

The Trenton native became the first American woman to win a gold medal in the 800 meter race since the Mexico City Games in 1968.

Taking the lead early, she finished in 1:55.21, a U.S. record, breaking a record set by Neptune native Ajee Wilson.

British teen Keely Hodgkinson took home silver with a time of 1:55.88 and American Raevyn Rogers took home bronze with a time of 1:56.81.



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