VIDEO: Teen phenom Athing Mu wins 800m gold, breaks American record

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Athing Mu, of United States wins the gold medal ahead of Keely Hodgkinson, of Britain in the final of the women’s 800-meters at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Teenager Athing Mu won 800m gold at the Tokyo Olympics, breaking Ajee Wilson’s American record in 1:55.21 to give the U.S. its first Games title in the event in 53 years.

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