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African American Swimmer Maritza Correia

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Maritza Correia is a 2004 Olympic

silver medalits in 400m free relay.

She was the 1st Black woman to be on

the US Olympic swim team and first

African American woman to set a record

in swimming. She is an American record

holder in 50y free.

Maritza likes to laugh before her races.

She has won 4 events at the 2002 NCAAz

Correia has took the first in 400 m free

relay at the 2003 World Championships.She

is the relay gold medalist, silver medalist

at tje 2001 World Championships.

See her article here:


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