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Abby Cruises Past the Competition, Takes Home Gold, Silver, and Bronze

On July 26, KP member and Team USA athlete, Abby Reznek, won her first medal of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. With a time of 1:05.60 in the women’s 100 meter backstroke, Abby placed third earning her the bronze medal. The following day, she and her fellow Team USA swimmers took gold in the 4x100 meter medley relay. The relay consists of four swimmers, each swimming one of four strokes for 100 meters of the pool. Abby also competed in the women's 200 meter freestyle and 100 meter freestyle, earning her a silver medal and 4th place ribbon. The magical moments were captured on social media and the results were shown on ESPN.