The bedazzled chalice filled with #BlackGirlMagic hath spilleth over.
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We’re halfway through the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and Black women are the breakout stars at this year’s competition.
Check out the Black beauties who’ve already won gold:
Simone Biles is one of the baddest gymnasts to ever soar through the air. With her signature double layout and half twist giving her a huge edge against the competition, the 19-year-old star became the first Black gymnast to win the world all-around title at this year’s games.
After her win, she said, “I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, I’m the first Simone Biles. To me, I’m just the same Simone.”
Biles is the first woman to win three consecutive world all-around titles and a 10-time gold medalist.
Simone Manuel became the first Black woman to win a gold medal in swimming after an impressive run in the woman’s 100-meter freestyle. She also won a silver medal in the women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay.
After her historic win, Manuel told reporters, “This medal is not just for me. It’s for a whole bunch of people that came before me and have been an inspiration to me. And it’s for all the people after me, who believe they can’t do it.”
The Texas native was 4 years old when she first learned how to swim for safety, CNN reports. She fell in love with the sport and fully jumped into the pool at 9.
Manuel recently spoke out about race and police brutality.
“It means a lot, especially with what is going on in the world today, some of the issues of police brutality,” Manuel told USA Today. “This win hopefully brings hope and change to some of the issues that are going on. My color just comes with the territory.”
Manuel also said she struggled with the pressure of being a Black athlete.
“Coming into the race I tried to take weight of the black community off my shoulders. It’s something I carry with me. I want to be an inspiration, but I would like there to be a day when it is not ‘Simone the black swimmer.’
Gabby Douglas continues to reign as one of the top Black gymnasts in the world. The decorated champion returned to the Olympics this year and scored gold in the women’s team all-around.
In 2012, Douglas competed in all four disciplines (vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise). She became the first Black woman to win the individual all-around and first gymnast to win both the team and individual all-around gold.
Go Team USA: 30 Incredible Photos Of America’s Historic 2016 Gymnastics Team
1. Gabby Takes GoldSource:Getty 1 of 30
2. Gold Medalist Simone BilesSource:Getty 2 of 30
3. Team USASource:Getty 3 of 30
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5. Lauren HernandezSource:Getty 5 of 30
6. Simone BilesSource:Getty 6 of 30
7. Madison KocianSource:Getty 7 of 30
8. Simone BilesSource:Getty 8 of 30
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10. Lauren HernandezSource:Getty 10 of 30
11. Simone BilesSource:Getty 11 of 30
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14. Lauren HernandezSource:Getty 14 of 30
15. Lauren HernandezSource:Getty 15 of 30
16. Simone BilesSource:Getty 16 of 30
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18. Simone BilesSource:Getty 18 of 30
19. Alexandra RaismanSource:Getty 19 of 30
20. Alexandra RaismanSource:Getty 20 of 30
21. Gabby DouglasSource:Getty 21 of 30
22. Team USASource:Getty 22 of 30
23. Simone, Gabby and Aly Hug Each OtherSource:Getty 23 of 30
24. Simone BilesSource:Getty 24 of 30
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28. Gabby DouglasSource:Getty 28 of 30
29. Team USASource:Getty 29 of 30
30. Gabby DouglasSource:Getty 30 of 30
PHOTO CREDIT: Getty