Black Women in Europe

Alice Dearing made history as the 1st British black female swimmer to compete at the Olympics since 1896

Alice Dearing

Source: The Mirror

Dearing, a 24-year-old from Birmingham, will become Britain’s first black female Olympic swimmer when she competes in the marathon event.

Alice Dearing
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Forty-one years have passed since the first male, Paul Marshall, represented GB and, understandably, she would rather be defined by what happens at Odaiba Marine Park than being a trailblazer. Read the full story on The Mirror.

Do you know other sisters who made Olympic history in your country? Which sisters competed? Who medaled? Let me know so we can celebrate them.

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