Alaska, of all places, has an Olympic champion at the pool.
Seventeen-year-old Lydia Jacoby gave the United States a victory in the womenâ€™s 100-meter breaststroke, knocking off teammate and defending champion Lilly King on Tuesday.
Jacoby was the first swimmer from the Arctic state ever to make the U.S. Olympic swimming team.
Now, sheâ€™s heading back to giddy Anchorage with a gold medal, rallying to win in 1 minute, 4.95 seconds. #TokyoOlympics #NBCOlympics #Tokyo2020
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Lydia Jacoby Strikes Surprise Gold at Olympics, Ending Kingâ€™s Reign | WCNC
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