Molly Seidel was overcome by seeing her family celebrate after she won a surprising bronze medal in the women’s marathon Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics.
It was just her third marathon ever, and she clocked 2:27:46 on a hot day to become the third American woman ever to medal in the Olympic event. Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kosgei won gold and silver, respectively.
Watch the emotion and exhaustion wash over Seidel, 27, as she sees the people she loves share in the moment.
Oh yeah, and she had a special request. Many of us can relate after even running a 5K.
We don’t even know her, but we’re gonna have a beer anyway in her honor.
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