Gruen Places First in 100 LC Meter Breaststroke At U.S. Paralympics Swimming Trials

Gruen Places First in 100 LC Meter Breaststroke At U.S. Paralympics Swimming Trials

April 3, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Sophomore Deb Gruen finished in first place in the 100 LC Meter Breaststroke Multi-Disability SB6 at the 2008 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Trials at the University of Minnesota Thursday.

Gruen shined in the race with an unbelievable time of 1:44.57. After placing first in the preliminaries with a time of 1:45.47, Gruen improved her time by almost a full second in the final race of the event.

In the 400 LC Meter Freestyle Multi-Disability S7, Gruen placed third with a time of 6:00.75. Gruen qualified for the final race with a third place finish in the preliminaries in a time of 6:04.29.

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity

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