Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP

Maggie MacNeil: biography, Tokyo Olympic gold, Chinese heritage and Canadian dream

  • The 21-year-old’s stock skyrocketed after shocking the world with a record-breaking outing in Tokyo
  • From her birth in Jiujiang, to overcoming asthma, to not knowing she was Olympic champion, here’s what you need to know

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Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Margaret MacNeil, of Canada, after winning the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photo: AFP
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