WATCH: Ex-Olympian earns standing ovation on ‘America’s Got Talent’

WATCH: Ex-Olympian earns standing ovation on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Former two-time Olympian Shevon Nieto received a standing ovation on ‘America’s Got Talent’ after singing a powerful song about perseverance.

Shevon Nieto
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Former two-time Jamaican Olympian Shevon Nieto received a standing ovation from all four judges — not because of her athleticism, but because of her voice.

Nieto is a two-time Olympic runner who retired in 2016 after her husband, an Olympic high-jumper, sadly became paralysed.

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Nieto sang 'Through The Good And Bad' for her husband, a powerful story about love and perseverance.

Howie, Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, and guest judge Eric Stonestreet, who was standing in for Heidi Klum, all stood up at the end of her performance - with some of them moved to tears.

Watch her story and powerful performance below: 

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