Mortimer Finds Fourth
Sept 6, 2012 - Canadian swimmer Summer Mortimer
earned her fourth medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, in
the women's 100 metre freestyle. Mortimer touched the wall in a
time of one minute, 1.58 seconds to claim third spot and her first
bronze medal of the Games.
Mortimer was beaten by Sophie Pascoe of Australia and Elodie Lorandi
Pascoe won gold and set a new paralympic record of 1:00.89, while
Lorandi claimed silver in a time of 1:01.09.
Mortimer has already won two gold and one silver medal during earlier
events. Her first medal was a silver in the women's individual medley
200m, followed by gold medals in both the 50m freestyle and 100m
The 100m freestyle was her final event of the Games.
Fellow Canadian Aurelie Rivard finished fourth,