On July 12, Gary Hall Jr. will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame at the Harris Theater in Chicago. It’s a fitting honor for this athlete who has shattered records along with barriers for athletes with type 1diabetes (T1D).
Hall was diagnosed with T1D in March 1999 at age 24, at the peak of his swimming career—or so the world thought. He had competed at the 1996 Olympics, winning two gold medals and two silver medals. With the diagnosis of T1D, he was told his career was over.
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