Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, left, and American Simone Manuel celebrate their tie for gold in the women’s 100-meter freestyle during the Olympic Summer Games on Aug. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, left, and American Simone Manuel celebrate their tie for gold in the women’s 100-meter freestyle during the Olympic Summer Games on Aug. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. SEAN KILPATRICK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, left, and American Simone Manuel celebrate their tie for gold in the women’s 100-meter freestyle during the Olympic Summer Games on Aug. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. SEAN KILPATRICK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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David White is a former sportswriter for The Fresno Bee and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is pastor of the Porterville Church of God.