Swimsuit worn by Simone Manuel during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Swimsuit worn by Simone Manuel during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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Swimsuit worn by Simone Manuel during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is a one piece women's jammer consisting of a one piece swimsuit with fabric to the knee. Manuel became the first African American woman in history to win an individual Olympic Gold medal in swimming during the Rio Games.
Object Name
swimsuit
swimsuit, olympics
date made
2016
user
Manuel, Simone
Physical Description
fabric, nylon (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 11 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
2016.0329.01
accession number
2016.0329
catalog number
2016.0329.01
subject
Swimming
Amateur
Olympics
African American
Women
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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