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Monday, August 15, 2016

Monica Puig Wins First Ever Gold Medal For PR


Bill Chappell

Puerto Rico now has its first Olympic gold medal, courtesy of tennis star
Monica Puig, who beat Germany's Angelique Kerber in the women's sin-
gles tournament at Rio's Summer Olympics Saturday.

"I"m speechless," a smiling Puig said after her historic win. "I wanted it
so bad."

"I never imagined in my wildest dreams that this would happen," Puig ad-
ded — and she said her experience in Rio de Janeiro has been like a dream.
She's looking forward, she said, to waking up tomorrow morning and seeing
her gold medal sitting on her bedside table...[CONTINUE READING]

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