Silver for Canadians:
Brianna Nelson 200 IM and
Valerie Grand'maison 100m Freestyle
Sept. 2, 2012 - Canadian swimmer Brianna Nelson
won her second silver medal of the London 2012 Paralympic Games,
in the women's 200 metre individual medley. Nelson finished in a
time of three minutes, 4.6 seconds.
Nelson finished second behind Australian Jacqueline Freney who
set a world record at 2:54.42. The bronze medal went to Min Huang
Nelson previously won silver in the women's 50m butterfly, on Friday.
She will race in a total of nine events at London 2012.
Valerie Grand-Maison struck silver in the women's
100m freestyle, narrowly missing the one minute mark with a time
of 60.07 seconds. Grand-Maison also claimed the silver medal in
the women's 50m freestyle, Saturday.
American Kelley Becherer won gold with a time of 59.56 seconds,
while teammate Rebecca Anne Meyer earned bronze for the American