January 28, 2000

Maame Biney Olympic Athlete is born.

Maame Biney is an American short track speedskater who qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. On December 17, 2017, she became the first black woman to represent the United States in Olympic speed skating team.

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Maame Biney – Related Articles:

  • “7 Things to Know About Olympic Speedskater Maame Biney” | Good Housekeeping
  • “10 Things to Know About US Olympic Speedskater Maame Biney” | NBC Washington
  • “Fast Track to Stardom” | Washington Post
  • “Meet Maame Biney, the first female African-American speed skating Olympian” | Interview Magazine
  • “Maame Biney is the first black woman to make  Olympic speedskating team” | USA Today
  • “Ghana-born Teen Is First African American Woman on US Olympic Speedskating Team” | VOA News
  • “Maame Biney, 17, is first black woman to make Olympic speedskating team” | NBC News
  • “Maame Biney is first black woman to make U.S. speed skating team” | NBC Olympics
  • “7 Things to Know about Maame Biney the first black woman to make U.S. Olympic speedskating team| Hello Giggles
  • “Maame Biney Skates to 2018  Winter Olympics: 5 Things to Know”| TIME
  • “Olympic speed skater Maame Biney wants to win gold. She’s already won hearts” | CNN
  • “Maame  Biney Becomes First African-American Women to Make U.S. Olympic SpeedSkating Team” | TeamUSA
  • “Maame Biney Becomes First Black Woman to Compete on an Olympic SpeedSkating Team” | Black Enterprise