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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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10-12-2016

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us as we honor these 10 Hispanic female athletes that dominate in their athletic arenas.

1.     Nancy Lopez, golf

-L.P.G.A. Hall of Famer, won three LPGA Tour major championships

 

2.     Laurie Hernandez, gymnastics

-2016 Rio gold medaling gymnast

 

3.     Dara Torres, swimming

-Twelve-time Olympic medalist, competed in five Olympic games since 1984

 

4.     Lisa Fernandez, softball

-Olympic gold medaling pitcher for USA softball team

 

5.     Jennifer Rodriguez, speed skating

-First Cuban-American to compete and medal in a Winter Olympics

 

6.     Mariana Pajón Londoño, BMX

-Two-time Olympic gold medaling BMX cyclist, first Columbian athlete to win two Olympic gold medals

 

7.     Diana Taurasi, basketball

-Three-time WNBA champion, four-time Olympic gold medalist

 

8.     Ronda Rousey, MMA fighter

-First American woman to win Olympic gold medal in judo during 2008 Olympics

 

9.     Fabiana Claudino, volleyball

-Captain of Brazil’s 2012 Olympic volleyball team

 

10.  Monica Puig, tennis

-Won gold medal in women’s singles during 2016 Olympics, first woman to win gold medal for Puerto Rico