Former Olympian holds Tokyo Games watch party in Greenwich

A two-time gold medalist hosted an Olympic watch party in Greenwich Friday night as she couldn't watch the games in Tokyo.

News 12 Staff

Jul 24, 2021, 12:18 AM

Updated 1,030 days ago

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A two-time gold medalist hosted an Olympic watch party in Greenwich Friday night as she couldn't watch the games in Tokyo.
Donna De Varona has her friends and family over to cheer on Team USA. De Varona was the youngest member of the Olympic team at 13 years old.
She won two gold medals when she was 17 years old in the Tokyo Games and in her swimming career broke 18 world records and fastest times.
When she wasn't swimming, she was working the Olympics – doing sports commentating for 17 Olympics.
While COVID-19 restrictions have kept her home this year, she's excited to celebrate with friends and family.


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