Nineteen year old Athing Mu made history at the Tokyo Olympics.

The Trenton native became the first American woman to win a gold medal in the 800 meter race since the 1968 Mexico City Games.

Taking the lead early, she finished in 1:55.21, a U.S. record, breaking a record set by Neptune native Ajee Wilson.

British teen Keely Hodgkinson took home silver with a time of 1:55.88 and American Raevyn Rogers took home bronze with a time of 1:56.81.

Click below to watch Athing Mu take the gold.