Simone Manuel is an American swimmer.

She competed in the women’s 100 meter freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics and became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.

She won a bronze medal as the anchor of the American 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Simone is a very good swimmer and she works hard to be the best that she can be.

You will find below a curated collection of the best ‘Simone Manuel’ quotes that you can read and share with others.


Best Simone Manuel Quotes

I swim for myself. I love it, I have fun, and just representing my country is the greatest honor I could ever have. ~ Simone Manuel.

For people who believe that they can’t do it, I hope I’m an inspiration to others to get out there and try swimming. You might be pretty good at it. ~ Simone Manuel.

LeBron James, I just love watching him play. I love his work ethic and all the things he stands for. ~ Simone Manuel.

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I want to be an inspiration, but I would like there to be a day when it is not ‘Simone the black swimmer.’ ~ Simone Manuel.

People call me Swimone more than Simone now…. Not quite used to that yet! ~ Simone Manuel.

I like to listen to Beyonce or any type of upbeat music when I am working out. Gospel music always motivates me. ~ Simone Manuel.

Famous Simone Manuel Quotes

Manuel became the first black woman to win an individual gold medal in swimming. She also set a new world record in the 100-meter freestyle race.

The title ‘black swimmer’ makes it seem like I am not supposed to be able to win a gold medal, I am not supposed to be able to break the Olympic record, and that is not true, as I work as hard as anybody else, and I love the sport, and I want to win, just like everybody else. ~ Simone Manuel.

Swimming is a life-saving skill, so just the fact that the sport that I love can give so much back to other people – and inspire them to join something that they never thought they could do or go after their dreams – is something that is really special to me. ~ Simone Manuel.

I cook often when I am at home but not in college. I do it alone. It is just very relaxing to me. Just about anything that I like to eat, I can cook – chicken, salmon, stir fry. I like to cook seafood or burgers the most when I am entertaining. ~ Simone Manuel.

I am fortunate that I have two older brothers, and they have definitely helped me with being competitive just to keep up with them. We were always encouraged to try what we wanted to do. As long as we tried our hardest and did the best we could, it didn’t matter what we did. ~ Simone Manuel.


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