BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - U.S Olympic basketball player Seimone Augustus dedicates her gold medal to the flood affected city of Baton Rouge.
Augustus is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native and WNBA five-time all-star.
On her social media instagram account, Augustus posted a picture of her holding a gold medal.
The caption says, "Baton Rouge, Louisiana this is for you! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! I was motivated to make you proud! Bringing the (gold) home for the third time".
The Baton Rouge was inundated with flood waters after torrential rains. More than 40,000 homes were damaged or destroyed.