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Beisel Wins Silver Medal

Elizabeth Beisel of North Kingstown won the silver medal in the 400-meter individual medley on Saturday.

North Kingstown's Elizabeth Beisel is coming home from London with some new jewelry.

Beisel won the silver medal in the women's 400-meter individual medley on Saturday at the Aquatic Center in the 2012 London Olympics.

– but came up short to China's Ye Shiwen who set a world record in the event. Beisel finished with a time of 4 minutes 31.27 seconds, roughly three seconds behind Ye Shiwen who finished in 4:28.43.

Beisel has another chance at the gold with her second event – the 200-meter backstroke – scheduled to begin on Thursday.

scott d. awg July 30, 2012 at 07:19 PM
congratulations Elizabeth!!

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