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Just days after she became Canada's most decorated Olympian of all time, Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak has shared a message for the high school teacher who told her to "stop swimming."

In a Twitter post on August 3, the 21-year-old Torontonian said, "I just googled "Canada's most decorated Olympian" and my name came up."

She continued, "I want to thank that teacher in high school who told me to stop swimming to focus on school [because] swimming wouldn't get me anywhere."

The Team Canada athlete concluded by adding, "This is what dreams are made of."

Just two days earlier, Oleksiak made history by winning her seventh Olympic medal and becoming Canada's most decorated Olympian ever.

On Sunday, she won a bronze medal in the women's 4x100 metre medley relay swimming event, alongside teammates Kylie Masse, Maggie Mac Neil and Sydney Pickrem.

Responding to this achievement, the swimmer quoted Drake lyrics and told her 70,000 Twitter followers "Trust me at the top it isn't lonely." Pretty cool, eh?

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