From Allyson Felix to Simone Biles: How female stars of Tokyo Olympics are inspiring other women

From Allyson Felix to Simone Biles: How female stars of Tokyo Olympics are inspiring other women
Women weren’t allowed to compete in the Olympic Games until 1900. That year in Paris, Switzerland’s Hélène de Pourtalès, one of just 22 female athletes, became the first woman to medal, claiming gold in a team sailing event. How times have changed.
News story posted on 2021-08-07T20:20:00.0000000Z