Gold-Medal Swimmer Drops Accidental F-Bomb On Live TV, Then Almost Makes It Worse

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Australia’s Kaylee McKeown captured the gold in the women’s 100-meter backstroke during a record-setting performance in Tokyo on Tuesday. Then, she enraptured social media with a post-race interview in which she dropped an F-bomb on TV:

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McKeown realized her error immediately, covered her mouth and appeared to nearly say, “Oh shit!” before turning it into a celebratory yell. 

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.