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H.Res. 1016: Recognizing and honoring Emma Weyant as the rightful winner of the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 30, 2022 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1016

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 30, 2022

(for herself, Mr. Harris, Mr. Gohmert, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mr. Clyde, Mr. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Rosendale, Mr. Norman, Mr. Mooney, Mr. Donalds, Mr. Good of Virginia, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Roy, Mr. Mast, Mrs. Harshbarger, Mr. Van Drew, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Budd, Mr. Gooden of Texas, Mr. Weber of Texas, and Mr. LaMalfa) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

RESOLUTION

Recognizing and honoring Emma Weyant as the rightful winner of the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle.

Whereas Emma Weyant of Sarasota, Florida, is a world-class student-athlete and honorably represented the United States in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, winning the Silver Medal in the women’s 400-meter individual medley;

Whereas Emma Weyant’s relay team finished second in the 800-yard freestyle relay and her consistently strong performance contributed to the University of Virginia’s Women’s Swimming and Diving program winning the 2022 NCAA Division I Championship;

Whereas Emma Weyant is a role model for girls across the country, described by her coach as driven, goal-oriented and very thorough, hard-working, processed, focused and resilient;

Whereas Emma Weyant was named a four-time high school All-American, a four-time Scholar-Athlete, and a Scholastic All-American;

Whereas Emma Weyant logged the fastest time by a woman at the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship in the Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle; and

Whereas Emma Weyant’s first-place medal was stolen from her by a man competing in women’s swimming: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives recognizes and honors Emma Weyant as the rightful winner of the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle.