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Meyers Earns Two Gold And Two Silver Medals At IPC World Championships

Becca Meyers won her second gold medal of the 2013 IPC World Championships on Friday night.
Becca Meyers won her second gold medal of the 2013 IPC World Championships on Friday night.

Aug 16, 2013

MONTREAL - Becca Meyers, who will be a freshman on the Loyola University Maryland swimming and diving team in 2013-2014, completed competition at the International Paralympic Committee World Swimming Championships with two gold medals and two silver medals.

The Timonium, Md., native won the 400-meter freestyle in the S13 category by nearly 23 seconds, touching the wall in 4:35.98. Spain's Marta Maria Gomez Battelli was second in 4:58.61.

She also took top honors in the 200-meter individual medley and earned silver medals in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle.

Meyers was born with Usher Syndrome, a rare disorder which effects her sight.

Loyola Head Coach Brian Loeffler is also in Montreal serving as one of the U.S. team's coaches.

For more information on the IPC World Championships, click here.


 

 

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