Erin Jackson Wins Historic Speed Skating Gold at Beijing Olympics

February 13, 2022

Speed skater Erin Jackson finished first in the 500m final on Sunday, becoming the first American to win gold since Bonnie Blair in 1994.

Jackson is also the first Black woman to win a speed skating gold medal in Olympics history. She joins Shani Davis as the only Black athletes to win speed skating medals at the Olympics. Just Women Sports