“I’m Excited” – 200m Favorite Gabby Thomas Announces Two New Endeavors Ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020

Published 07/16/2021, 8:05 AM EDT
Jun 26, 2021; Eugene, OR, USA; Gabby Tnomas aka Gabrielle Thomas poses with gold medal after winning the women’s 200m in a meet-record 21.61 during the US Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


200m favorite, Gabby Thomas is one of the fastest female sprinters in history. However, along with that, she is a Harvard graduate and now a gold medal favorite at Tokyo Olympics 2020. Prior to the Olympics, she has bagged a new partnership and also an internship as well.

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Gabby Thomas aka Gabriele Thomas (middle) poses with runner-up Jenna Prandini (left) and third-place finisher Anavia Battle. Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Fintech company, Humbl has signed a new partnership with Gabby Thomas. She will become their brand ambassador and their decision to partner with Thomas was influenced by her on-track prowess and also as she is a Harvard graduate.

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“We’re honored to have Gabby representing the HUMBL brand over the coming year. We look forward to collaborating with Gabby around her personal brand, athletic achievements, and global initiatives,” said Brian Foote, CEO of HUMBL.

Gabby Thomas’ new internship after Tokyo Olympics 2020

Gabby is currently pursuing her master’s degree in public health at the University of Texas. She will complete her degree during the summer and then move on to intern with the biomedical research company, Leidos. Gabby Thomas eagerly wants to pursue a career in healthcare.

“I’m excited to join a team of innovative leaders in the healthcare field. I’m confident this internship will be a great opportunity for me to continue learning how I can make a difference in this space and improve public health at a national and global level,” Thomas said.

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Gabby started her master’s course during the pandemic break. The company also states that Gabby wants to make a career in the healthcare business once her track career ends. Thomas majored in neurobiology from Harvard and will be joining the Leidos research team that specializes in epidemiology.

However, with her promising career in healthcare, it doesn’t mean that Gabby is not serious about her sprint career. She is very much passionate and honored to represent the USA at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Thomas is the second-fastest female sprinter in 200m history with a timing of 21.61 seconds at the recent Olympic trials.

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Bhavishya Mittal is a tennis author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Manipal University. A former sports editor for The Manipal Journal, Bhavishya has also worked for The New Indian Express. He has a keen eye for many sports but he is a particularly ardent follower of tennis, with a zest to create riveting articles on the ever-evolving sport.

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