Gabrielle Thomas aka Gabby Thomas is an American professional runner. On Saturday at U.S. Olympic Trials, she won the women’s 200m in 21.61 seconds. Gabby Thomas is headed to Tokyo, joining her will be runner-up Jenna Prandini and third-place finisher Anavia Battle. Thomas broke the record of the trial of 21.69 set by Felix in 2012. Thomas won the national title a little over a month after finding out she had a tumor in her liver. She was worried about competing in the Olympic Trials while having cancer. She said “I remember telling God, ‘If I am healthy, I am going to go out and win Trials. If this is not cancer, I will make this team,’ and that’s exactly what I did.”
Many people on social media reacted after her win. One user tweeted “That turn attack by Gabby Thomas … just exceptional American women’s sprinting is in really good hands at the moment & she’s peaking like this after balancing training & working on her Master’s … amazing.” Another said, “imagine being Gabby Thomas walking around in this world being stunningly beautiful, incredibly smart, and one of the strongest/fastest humans in the world.” While another tweeted “Gabby Thomas really ran the 3rd fastest time ever behind Flo Jo in the 200m yesterday. That was really amazing man wow still can’t believe it.” On 27th 2021, Gabrielle Thomas shared a picture of her win on Instagram and captioned it “21.61 seconds- best to ever do it behind FloJo. AND IM AN OLYMPIAN!!!!!!So so so grateful to everybody-especially my coach. Sending love to everyone who has supported me up to this point and my new supporters. We’re just getting started.”
What is Gabby Thomas Net Worth?
Gabrielle Thomas Net Worth
$1 Million USD
Gabby Thomas aka Gabrielle Thomas she was born on December 7, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, she is 24 years old. She graduated from Harvard University, she studied neurobiology and global health as an undergraduate. At the 2020 US Olympic trials, she is the second-fastest woman of all time in the 200 meters with her result of 21.61 seconds. She first played softball, then joined the track and field team. Thomas was inspired to run by Allyson Felix. In her three years of athletics in six different events, she has won 22 conference titles. In October 2018, she signed a contract with New Balance. She was coached by Tonja Buford-Bailey, after she was moved to Austin, Texas. Currently, she is a pursuing master’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin in epidemiology. After her race in the United States Olympic trials, she said “It definitely changed how I view myself as a runner. I am still in shock… my dream was to make the Olympic team… Now that I’ve accomplished [that], I’m going to set higher goals.” Her Instagram boasts 44k followers with 153 posts while writing this article.
The estimated Net Worth of Gabby Thomas around $1 Million USD.
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