Olympics: Canton's Allison Schmitt Wins Silver in 400-Meter Freestyle

Schmitt sets U.S. record in earning second medal of 2012 , but finishes a half-stoke behind France's Camille Muffat.

Allison Schmitt of Canton earned silver Sunday in the 400-meter freestyle at the Olympic Games in London.

Schmitt swam to a U.S.-record 4:01.77 time, a half-stroke behind eventual gold medalist Camille Muffat of France, who placed first with a time of 4 minutes, 1.45 seconds, according to the Detroit News

According to the News, Muffat and Schmitt could have another duel in the 200-meter freestyle event.

Schmitt is a 2008 graduate of .

Sunday's event gave Schmitt her second title of the Olympic Games this summer. She in the 400-meter freestyle relay.


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