Claressa Shields made history on Sunday as the first American boxer, male or female, to take home two gold medals. The 21-year-old’s accomplishment is one for the books and she’s not shy about embracing her moment.
“People will never forget that I am the first American boxer to win two Olympic [gold] medals,” Shields said.
When Shields took the podium to receive her gold medal in Rio, she unzipped her jacket pocket and pulled out her previous medal.
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