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Sydney McLaughlin Becomes The 1st Repeat Gatorade Athlete of the Year

The track star is the first repeat winner in the history of the award.

Sydney McLaughlin made high school athletics history on Tuesday night.

The 17-year-old track star became the first two-time Gatorade Athlete of the Year winner in the history of the award.

Since its inception in 2003, LeBron James, Dwight Howard and Karl-Anthony Towns have all been on the receiving end of the award, but no one had gotten it twice.

Until McLaughlin did it.

McLaughlin, a New Jersey native, was a 2016 Olympian and broke four national records during her eight seasons of high school track. She became the first girl under 20 to run a sub-54 in the 400m hurdles. She'll be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Watching her at the 2020 Olympics is going to be fun.