Anthony Ervin just took home two gold medals in men's swimming — which is awesome it itself — but even more so because he is now the oldest athlete to ever win a gold medal in swimming.
Ervin won gold in both the men’s 50-meter freestyle and the men’s four-by-100-meter freestyle relay. He is 35-years-old.
"I knew right away," he said to democracynow.org. "Right away, I turned around, looked right up at the scoreboard, saw the one next to my name. And immediately, it was this sense of almost ridiculousness and surrealness that I was Olympic champion again.