This Is What Happens When A 15-Year-Old Girl Wins Her Very First Gold Medal

15-year-old Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte won the gold medal in the 100-meter women’s breaststroke Monday.

Meilutyte was completely overcome with emotion when it was time to stand at the medal podium.

Here come the waterworks:

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Try to hold it in:


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Not even showing off her shiny medal can perk up a smile:

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