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Before leaving for the Olympics, one of the fastest women in the world said she was looking forward to winning a gold medal in Tokyo. Nineteen-year-old Athing Mu of New Jersey, is well on her way to reaching her goal, if her preliminary 800-meter heat on Friday is any indication. Mu, who was born in the U.S., but whose parents are from South Sudan, coasted to a win in 2:01.10 minutes.   The American women competing in the 100-meter race also breezed to victory in their preliminary heat.
Tokyo Olympics: N.J. teen Athing Mu ...

Tokyo Olympics: N.J. teen Athing Mu ...

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Athing Mu easily wins the 800-meter ...

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Olympic trials 800m heat

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Athletics-America's Mu through to 800m ...

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Former Aggie runner Athing Mu advances ...

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Texas A&M star Athing Mu wins 800m at U ...

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[PRI] Athing Mu races to gold in Tokyo, makes US Olympic history .Nineteen-year-old Athing Mu made history on the track in Tokyo on Tuesday by winning gold for the US in the 800-meter race. ... View more

[The New York Times] Athing Mu Wins the 800 Meters With a Dominant Performance .TOKYO — Before Athing Mu introduced herself to the world at the Tokyo Games, the public-address announcer at Olympic Stadium butchered her name. ... View more

[NBC Olympics] Athing Mu, 19, ends half-century U.S. drought with women's 800m gold .The 19-year-old phenom also took down the American record in her Olympic gold medal-winning win. ... View more

[The Washington Post] Athing Mu — precocious, bubbly, dominant — delivers Olympic gold ... .Mu burst into the national conversation in June at the U.S. trials when her easy stride propelled her onto the Olympic team, and she matched her lofty standard ... View more

[USA TODAY] American Athing Mu wins gold in women's 800-meter race at Tokyo ... .Athing Mu leads from start to finish is capturing the women's 800-meter final. American teammate Raevyn Rogers also medals, taking bronze. ... View more

[nj.com] Tokyo Olympics: N.J. teen Athing Mu cruises to Olympic final with a ... .Athing Mu, the 19-year-old track phenom from Trenton, made it look easy in the 800-meter semifinal. ... View more

[NBC Chicago] Athing Mu Through to 800m Final, Keeping Alive Quest for Gold .The 19-year-old will be hunting for her country's second gold in the event after Madeline Manning's triumph in 1968 and their first medal since 1988. ... View more

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