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Ansonia, Connecticut, Swimmer Takes Bronze At Paralympics

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A Fairfield University sophomore and swimmer won his first Paralympic medal on Tuesday.

Matthew Torres is from Ansonia. He won bronze in 400-meter freestyle, clocking at four minutes and 28 seconds.

Torres became the second Fairfield University swimmer to medal in the 2020 games. Colleen Young won silver in the 200-meter Individual Medley on Monday.

Clare is a former news fellow with WSHU Public Radio.