NYC's Lia Neal an Olympian after 4th-place finish
OMAHA, Neb. -- Lia Neal showed that Olympic swimmers don't necessarily have to come from California, Florida or any other warm-weather state.
She became the pride of New York City on Saturday night at the trials when she came in fourth in the 100-meter freestyle finals. Her finish gave her a spot on the 400 freestyle relay team.
The 17-year-old Neal also became the second African-American woman to make a U.S. Olympic swim team.
"It's a pretty big title," said Neal, who is half-African ...
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