Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade

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Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade

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Rabu, 04 Agu 2021 19:47 WIB

Jepang - Gabrielle Thomas pelari cepat di cabang Atletik Olimpiade Tokyo 2020 ini sungguh istimewa. Selain menjadi atlet, ia juga calon epidemolog lulusan Harvard.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 03: Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States celebrates with her countries flag after winning the bronze medal in the Women's 200m Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Gabrielle “Gabby” Thomas pelari cepat nomor 200m putri di cabang olahraga Atletik Olimpiade Tokyo 2020 asal Amerika Serikat ini sungguh sangat istimewa.  

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 02: Christine Mboma of Team Namibia and Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States compete in round one of the Women's 200m heats on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Gabby adalah lulusan Universitas Harvard dan kini tengah menekuni kuliah pascasarjana bidang epidemiologi.  

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 02: Christine Mboma of Team Namibia and Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States compete in round one of the Women's 200m heats on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Tidak mengejar prestasi sebagai Presiden, Gubernur, atau praktisi lainnya, Gabby malah mengejar medali emas Olimpiade Tokyo 2020.  

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 04:  Bronze medalist Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States looks on during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Final on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Meskipun kemudian di Olimpiade Tokyo 2020 ia hanya berhasil medali perunggu namun itu merupakan salah satu prestasi hebat lain dari Gabby Thomas.   

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 03:  Bronze medal winner Gabrielle Thomas celebrates after the Women's 200m Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Setelah lulus dari Harvard jurusan Neurobilogi dan Kesehatan Global,  kini Gabby meneruskan studinya untuk menjadi epidemolog dan ahli kesehatan masyarakat di University of Texas Austin.  

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 04:  Bronze medalist Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States looks on during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Final on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ia mengambil jurusan itu sebagai upayanya untuk mengurangi disparitas perlakuan dan layanan kesehatan bagi berdasarkan rasial, yang konon masih marak terjadi di AS.  

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 04:  Bronze medalist Gabrielle Thomas of Team United States looks on during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Final on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jadwal yang dimilikinya sebagai seorang atlet dan agenda studi di jurusan epidemologi tentu menjadi tantangan tersendiri bagi Gabby.  

Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade
Perkenalkan Gabby Thomas, Calon Epidemiolog AS Peraih Medali Olimpiade

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