New Jerseyan Gold Medalist in the Olympics!
US swimmer Rebecca Soni smiles after the women’s 200m breaststroke swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 15, 2008. Rebecca Soni, a native of Freehold, New Jersey, set a new world record in the women’s 200 metres breaststroke with a time of two minutes 20.22 seconds in the final at the Beijing. Australian Leisel Jones placed second. TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images