Wednesday, September 25, 2013

13 years ago today: Sonia O'Sullivan gets her Olympic medal

A personal best well deserved honor for one of the greatest athletes in Villanova (and Irish) history. The first individual Olympic track and field medalist for Villanova since 1968, the first Villanova woman to win an Olympic medal, and Villanova's most recent individual medal. Also the first (clean) Irish woman to ever win an Olympic medal, and arguably as good as a gold medal, because the girl who beat her associated with notorious dopers.

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