Haiti At the Olympics - Meet Naomi Grand Pierre, Haiti's First Woman to Swim at the Olympics

On Tuesday, July 5th, Haitian-American swimmer Naomy Grand Pierre got a life-changing call from her mother. She was confirmed to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Naomy Grand Pierre will represent Haiti...

PHOTO: Naomi Grand Pierre - Haiti First Woman to Swim at the Olympics

Naomy Grand Pierre says:

"At first, I didn't believe it. I was overwhelmed and overjoyed and relieved. I had been training since March for something that was so uncertain and it was Tuesday, with 32 days left till Rio, that things finally became official."

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