A Gallery OF Black Women Dominating The Olympics

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Black Women Dominating The Olympics

The Olympics are here, people! If there’s one thing we can look forward to every Olympics it’s Black women dominating and making the rest of the world mad. They just can’t take the magic. The 2016 Olympics is no different as these women across the world are S-L-A-Y-I-N-G. Take a look and remember these names, kids.

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Priscilla Frederick – She’s the high jump superstar from Antigua who wowed everyone during the opening ceremonies.

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Serena Williams – She’s rolling on her way to gold in singles though she hit a bump in the road in doubles…

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Serena and Venus Williams – They loss sadly but it’s still a slay because it’s their first loss in 15 Olympic matches. FIF. TEEN.

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Simone Manuel and Lia Neal – They are the first Black duo to swim for Team USA. Ever.

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Team USA Track & Field – Watch the pose!


Ashleigh Johnson – She’s the queen bee goalie of water polo.

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Clarissa Shields – She was the first US woman to win a gold medal back in 2012 and she’s not slowing down this year.

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Nzingha Prescod – She won bronze in the 2015 World Fencing championships so she’s well on her way to greatness this year.

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Paige McPherson – She’s a Tae Kwan Do competitor with a silver in the 2011 world championships. Karate Chop Bae.

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Jenny Arthur – One word: Beast. She’s lifting upwards of 538 pounds and is the only person in Team USA to qualify.

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Vashti Cunningham – She’s a high jump champion at 18 and looking to break some records.

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Jessica Ennis – She’s the UK woman competing in the Heptathlon which makes her one of the greatest athletes of all time.

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Shelly-Ann Fraser Price – She’s the Jamaican track star whose hair stunned at the Opening Ceremony. And she’s sure to take home some medals this summer.


Simone Biles – How many gold medals is she going to lock up? She’s 19 and the greatest gymnast of all time.


Gabby Douglas – She was great in 2012 and is poised to dominate more this year.

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Yairsley Silva – She won silver for the pole vault in 2012 for Cuba. What’s next?


The Dibaba Series – They’re Ethiopian long distance runners and they’re locks for gold.

Team USA Women’s Basketball – The team is full of Black women who are destined to take home the gold.

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Brittney Reese – She’s a long jump champion in the making.


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