The Golden Simones, and 60+ other Athletes of Color Competing in the 2016 Olympics

Dec 17, 2020
The US is kicking butt and taking names, and RainbowMe kids of color are at the top of the list!! The Olympic games include tennis, swimming, boxing, basketball, gymnastics, soccer, track, fencing, and a host of other events. Continue to scroll to see the athletes of color that are representing the USA! (Track and Field will be getting a separate blog, as there are almost 130 team members alone...lol!
Boxing:
Nico Hernandez (bronze)
Carlos Balderas
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Shakur Stevenson
Claressa Shields
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Charles Conwell
Gary Russell
Swimming:
Lia Neal (silver)
Simone Manual (gold and silver)
Gymnastics:
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Kiana Eide
Alisa Kano
Laura Zeng
Simone Biles (gold 2x)
Gabby Douglas (gold)
Laurie Hernandez (gold)
Danell Leyva
Tennis:
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Madison Keys
Rajeev Ram
Sloan Stevens
Men's Basketball:
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Kyle Lowry
Harrison Barnes
DeMar DeRozan
Kevin Durant
Kyrie Irving
Carmelo Anthony
Draymond Green
Klay Thompson
Paul George
DeAndre Jordan
DeMarcus Cousins
Jimmy Butler
Women's Basketball:
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Brittney Griner
Seimone Augustus
Tamika Catchings
Tina Charles
Sylvia Fowles
Angel McCoughtry
Maya Moore
Soccer:
Crystal Dunn
Carli Lloyd
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Mallory Pugh
 
Fencing:
Ibtihaj Muhammad
Daryl Homer (silver)
Miles Chamley-Watson
Nzingha Prescod
Jason Pryor
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Lee Kiefer
Wrestling:
Jordan Burroughs
J'den Cox
Rugby:
Carlin Isles
Perry Baker
Bui Buravilala
Folau Niua
Maka Unufe
Andrew Durutalo
Joanne Fa'avesi
Victoria Folayan
Martin Iosefo
Weightlifting:
Kendrick Farris
Jenny Arthur
Volleyball:
Micah Christenson
Rachael Adams
Foluke Akinradewo
Alisha Glass
Erik Shoji
Kawika Shoji
Badminton:
Iris Wang
Eva Lee
Phillip Chew
Paula Lynn Obanana
Sattawat Pongnairat
Howard Shu
Jamie Subandhi
Judo:
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Colton Brown
Shooting: 
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Jay Shi
Taekwondo:
Steven Lopez
Paige McPherson
Table Tennis:
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Yijun Feng
Kanak Jha
Timothy Wang
Jennifer Wu
Lily Zhang
Jiaqi Zheng
Water Polo:
Sami Hill
Ashleigh Johnson
  Congratulations to all of these athletes for representing the United States of America in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio! We are proud to support all of you! Go USA!!

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