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13-Year-Old Momiji Nishiya Becomes First Olympic Women's Skateboarding Champion

And this isn't even her first medal in her career!

Meet Momiji Nishiya โ€” 13 years old and an Olympic gold medalist!

Momiji Nishiya flexing on skateboard
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Also, she is the first women's Olympic skateboarding gold medalist EVER!

A historic first on home soil! #JPN's Nishiya Momiji is the first women's Olympic #Skateboarding champion! @worldskatesb @Japan_Olympic

Twitter: @Olympics

In the sport's debut at the Games, she goes down in history as one of the youngest medalists ever to compete in the Olympics.

Momiji Nishiya holds gold medal
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She's young but seasoned with medals โ€” she won silver at the 2019 and 2021 X Games.

Momiji Nishiya holds silver medal at X Games
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Check out her winning run:

Momiji Nishiya wins the first #gold in women's #skateboarding. Sheโ€™s only 13. ๐Ÿ˜ #Olympics #Tokyo2020

Twitter: @ayshardzn

Momiji makes it look to easy, and as someone who has fallen down stairs before, I can say grinding down a rail shouldn't look so simple.

Momiji Nishiya grinds on rail
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Great sportsmanship was shown by Brazilian silver medalist Rayssa Leal. (All three medalists were teenagers)

๐Ÿฅ‡ Japan's Momiji Nishiya ๐Ÿฅˆ Brazil's Rayssa Leal Both medalists in women's street skateboarding. Both 13 years old. ๐Ÿคฏ ๐ŸŽฅ: @NBCOlympics

Twitter: @TheAthletic

One thing is for sure: The skateboarding world has been put on notice.

Momiji Nishiya raising arms and smiling
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