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Chloe Kim gets her own Barbie doll


PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: Gold medalist Chloe Kim of the United States celebrates winning the Snowboard Ladies’ Halfpipe Final on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Clive Rose

Chloe Kim is one of three Olympians honored with Barbie dolls ahead of International Women’s Day on Thursday.

Kim, the PyeongChang snowboard halfpipe gold medalist, is one of 17 historic and modern-day role models honored in the collection.

“Barbie’s message -- to show girls that they can be anything -- is something I can get behind,” the 17-year-old Kim said in a media statement. “I’m so honored to be considered a role model and want girls to know that they can be athletic and girly at the same time!”

The other Olympians in the set are 2012 and 2016 Olympic flyweight boxing champion Nicola Adams of Great Britain and China’s 2016 Olympic volleyball champion team captain Hui Ruoqi, who retired last month.

Previously, U.S. Summer Olympians Ibtihaj Muhammad and Gabby Douglas were among athletes honored with Barbie dolls.

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