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Lia Neal, Olympic swimmer, Stanford grad, now pro competing in International Swimming League. Lia won bronze and silver medals in the 4x100 freestyle relays at the 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games, was first woman of Black descent to swim an Olympic final for the US and won a gold medal at the Junior World Championships. She shares stories of training, swimming as kid in Brooklyn, giving back, what’s it like being at the Olympics, and finding a bit of balance as a new pro. Hear Her Sports is long-form interviews with female athletes & women in sports breaking boundaries, speaking up and living with power & confidence.