Caitlyn Jenner to Be Honored at 2015 ESPY Awards

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Caitlyn Jenner has already set a record on Twitter: She's the fastest person to ever amass one million followers, doing so in under four hours.

And now Caitlyn Jenner is set to receive another distinction:

She will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on July 15 at at the 2015 ESPYs, which is sort of like the Academy Awards for sports. 

Jenner, back when she was known as Bruce Jenner, grew into an American athletic icon after winning the Gold Medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

She introduced herself to the world as Caitlyn Jenner via the cover of Vanity Fair yesterday, nearly breaking the Internet in the process and receiving universal praise from all who viewed the photo.

Even Barack Obama chimed in with kind words for Jenner.

Last year, ESPN honored Michael Sam at the ESPYs with this same award.

Sam, of course, became the first-ever openly gay football player to be drafted by the NFL.

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