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Navy lieutenant wins Paralympic gold

Updated: September 7, 2012, 3:48 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Exactly a year after losing his sight while on military service in Afghanistan, American Brad Snyder captured swimming gold at the London Paralympics by winning the 400-meter freestyle.

Snyder won his second gold of the Games in convincing style, beating Enhamed Enhamed of Spain by nearly six seconds in a time of 4 minutes, 32.41 seconds in front of many of the Navy lieutenant's U.S. servicemen friends.

"It's really great that they were able to make it today and be with ...

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