Main Content

Lydia Jacoby Reveals Childhood Goggles She Wore To Win Gold Were Olympic Swimmer Jessica Hardy’s

CLIP07/27/21
Also available on the nbc app

Lydia Jacoby won gold while wearing some pretty special goggles! After the 17-year-old won the top spot in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics, she told Access Hollywood's Scott Evans what the big win means to her. Lydia also revealed that she won gold while wearing her childhood goggles, which originally belonged to former Olympic swimmer Jessica Hardy. "Jessica Hardy has been a huge inspiration for me. She was the world record holder in my event for a long time. She came and did a clinic with us a few years ago and we've stayed in touch ever since ... I actually race in her goggles," Lydia told Access Hollywood.

Appearing:
Tags: Access, Olympic, olympic news, The Olympics, 2021 tokyo, sports, sport news, celebrity interviews, Interviews
S2021 E010 minInterviewNews and InformationDaytime
We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our cookie policy.