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LSU Swimmer Brooks Curry Wins Olympic Gold (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-30

Duration: 00:05:16

Subjects: Sports | Olympic Games | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Mellor, Steve Interviewee


This segment from the July 30, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on Brooks Curry becoming the first LSU swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal. St. Cyr reports that Curry won the gold medal as a member of Team USA’s 4x100 meter-free relay team. She interviews Steve Mellor, the associate head coach of the LSU Swimming and Diving Team, who discusses Curry’s journey to becoming an Olympian and a gold medalist.