‘Swim Your Own Race’ Wins NPR’s Poetry Games


As athletes have sprinted and soared their way to bronze, silver and gold in London, Morning Edition has celebrated the Olympics with the Poetry Games. With thousands of listeners voting online, Mbali Vilakazi from South Africa won for her poem “Swim Your Own Race“, inspired by fellow South African Natalie du Toit, making history as the first woman amputee to qualify for the Olympics. Read NPR

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