UPDATE: Monday, January 14th at 11:15 a.m.

I think I spoke too soon — as per this report back in 2014, McFadden has appeared on McDonald's cups in the past. Regardless, still awesome, but I wanted to clarify for readers to see. Thanks to a reader for pointing this out for us.

Original Post:

U of I graduate Tatyana McFadden is a world-class athlete, and her status reached even higher heights: Her photo and inspirational quote are now on cups at McDonald's.

Check out this tweet:

What a boss. This is like when C-U's Bonnie Blair made an appearance on Corn Flakes back in 1994: