Swimmer who claims Native ancestry qualifies for Olympic team
Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012
, a swimmer who claims Native American ancestry, qualified for a spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team
According to his official website, Ervin's father is Native American and African-American. He doesn't state his tribal affiliation, if any.
Ervin is one of three swimmers of African-American heritage on the Olympic team.
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